Angel lives in the Choluteca region of Honduras where he operates a small eatery. He has enjoyed success due to his business’ convenient location in the village center, as well as the quality of his food.
Angel wakes each day at five in the morning to begin preparing local dishes for his customers. He is requesting a loan of Lps. 20,000 to purchase ingredients that will be used in food preparation.
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.