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Jose Cresencio
José Crecencio, 50, is married and the father of three children. José has been a coffee grower for several years. Thanks to this business he earns profits needed to support his family.

José will use the loan to buy his own solar generator so that he can have light at night that’s not damaging like candle light. The zone where he lives does not have electric services and at night they have to use candles or pitch pine for illumination. This will improve his family’s quality of life. He told us that he feels very happy because this is a big step for the community he lives in.
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el sr. Jose Crecencio tiene 50 años de edad, esta casado y padre de 3 hijos, Jose se dedica a la caficultura desde hace varios años, gracias a su negocio recibe ganancias las cuales las necesita para el sustento de su familia.
Don José utilizara el credito para comprar su propio sistema solar y poder iluminarse por las noches y no es dañina como los candiles, en zona donde él vive no se cuenta con el servicio de energía eléctrica y por las noches toda su vida les ha tocado alumbrase con candiles o rajas de ocote. esto mejorara la calidad de vida de su familia. nos comento que se siente muy feliz ya que esto es un paso grande para la comunidad donde el reside.

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This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

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
  • 22
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,199,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Jose Cresencio to buy a solar generator.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 2, 2011
Listed
Nov 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 16, 2012