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Jorge Humberto
Jorge Humberto O., 38, lives in Tegucigalpa's Sempe neighborhood. He has a small eatery where he sells breakfasts and lunches; his specialty is grilled meat. Jorge has 4 employees.

Jorge gets up at 5am every day because he has a contract to prepare food for the municipal police department.

Jorge is married and has 4 children, three of whom are students and one, who is a new-born.

He needs funding to invest in his business because sales are improving and he does not have enough supplies to meet all customer demand.

He needs the profits to cover family and household expenses. He states that he is very happy because God blessed him with another son who was born healthy; his son is barely two weeks old.
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el sr. Jorge Humberto O. tiene 38 años de edad, vive en la colonia Sempe de la ciudad de Tegucigalpa, tiene un pequeño comedor en el cual vende desayunos, almuerzos y la especialidad del negocio es la carne asada. Don Jorge cuenta con 4 empleados. Jorge se levanta a las 5 de la mañana todos los dias ya que tiene un contrato de servicio de alimentacion con la policia Municipal.
Jorge es casado y tiene 4 hijos, 3 de ellos estan estudiando y uno es recien nacido.
el credito que solicita lo necesita para invertirlo en su negocio ya que las ventas estan mejorando y no se da abasto para cubrir las necesidades de todos sus clientes.
las ganancias las necesita para cubrir con todos los gastos de su familia y de su hogar. dice sentirse muy feliz ya que tuvo la bendicion de Dios de darle otro hijo que nacio sano. su hijo apenas tiene dos semanas de haber nacido.

Additional Information

Prisma Honduras, S.A.

This loan is administered by Prisma Honduras. Prisma is one of Kiva's first field partners in Central America and has funded over 2,500 entrepreneurs through Kiva since 2008. Prisma funds smaller than average loans for micro-entrepreneurs to help them grow businesses in urban and rural areas. To improve living conditions in Honduras, the organization strives to empower women who lack access to traditional financial services, and promotes solar panels to deliver clean, affordable electricity to rural areas. Through its four branches in southern and central Honduras, Prisma provides access to financial products to some of the poorest and most isolated communities in the country.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Jorge Humberto to buy beef, pork, chicken, vegetables, soft-drinks, lard, cooking oil, spices, tortillas, bread, beans, rice, sugar, disposable plates and drinking glasses, coffee, water, juices, potatoes, cabbage, yucca, eggs. butter, cheese, quesillo (a type of cheese similar to cottage cheese).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2010
Mar 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2010