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Omar Abel
Señor Omar Abel sells various products such as: controls for televisions and sound systems, electric extensions, sockets, nail clippers, tooth paste, flashlights, batteries, prestobarbas (3-blade razors), locks, mirrors, scissors etc. He is a street vendor in the city of San Lorenzo. He also travels by bus to the Honduras-El Salvador border to sell his products. Omar lives with his wife and 4 children, two of which go to the local school.

Omar will use the loan to buy merchandise and so have a more extensive inventory of products. His customers are people who travel from el Salvador to Honduras and vice versa.

His dream is to have a permanent location to sell his products and not have to travel every day.
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El señor Omar Abel se dedica a la venta de productos varios, como ser: controles para televisor y equipo de sonido, extensiones para electricidad, tomas corrientes, cortaúñas, pasta dental, focos de mano, baterías, prestobarbas, candados, espejos, tijeras, etc, sus ventas las realiza ambulantemente en la ciudad de San Lorenzo, tambien viaja en autobús hasta la frontera de Honduras - El Salvador a vender sus productos, Omar vive con su esposa y sus cuatro hijos, dos de ellos van a la escuela de la comunidad.
Omar utilizara el credito para comprar mercaderia y asi tener mas inventario de sus productos, sus clientes son las personas que viajan de El Salvador a Honduras y viceversa.
Su sueño es tener un lugar estable donde vender sus productos y no tener que viajar día a día.

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
  • 26
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,349,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Omar Abel to buy controls for television and sound equipment, electric extensions, nail clippers, toothpaste, flashlights, batteries, razors, padlocks, mirrors, scissors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 17, 2011
Listed
Sep 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 16, 2012