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Esteban R. is 48 years old. He is married and has one daughter. He has been living in Buena Vista neighborhood for four years. He travels to the 'Mercado Viejo' (Old Market) in San Lorenzo, from Monday to Saturday, to make his sales. When sales are bad, Esteban sews used shoes.

Esteban is a very hard-working and responsible person. His wife helps him to sell clothes when he goes off to do his shoe repair work in other places.

Esteban will use this loan to buy clothes to sell during the Christmas season. He needs the profits from his business to cover his household expenses.
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el señor Esteban R. tiene 48 años de edad, esta casado y es padre de una hija, viven en la colonia Buena Vista desde hace 4 años, todos los dias se traslada al mercado viejo de San Lorenzo de lunes a sabado a realizar sus ventas. Esteban cuando las ventas estan malas se dedica a costurar zapatos usados.
El es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable. su esposa le ayuda a vender ropa cuando el anda haciendo trabajos de zapateria en otros lugares.
el credito lo utilzara para comprar ropa para vender en la epoca de navidad.
las ganancias las necesita para cubrir los gastos del hogar.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,241,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Esteban to buy jeans, shirts, t-shirts, blouses and underwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 2, 2010
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2012