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Victor is 33 years old, lives in a common-law marriage, and is the father of two children. He is a coffee grower and farmer, and has three years of experience working the land. These productive activities are his source of income, with which he has managed to survive, offer schooling to his children, and provide for other family expenses and obligations.

Victor will use this loan to buy a solar energy system, in order to enjoy electricity in his home. Until now his family has used oil lamps and ocote wood for lighting, which is detrimental to his family's health.
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el sr. Victor tiene 33 años de edad, vive en unión libre y es padre de 2 hijos, es Caficultor y Agricultor y tiene una experiencia de 3 años en el manejo de la tierra, estas actividades productivas son la fuente de ingresos con las cuales ha logrado salir adelante, brindando estudio a sus hijos y suplir los demás gastos familiares y compromisos adquiridos.
Don Víctor utilizara el credito para comprar un sistema solar y poder gozar de el servicio de energia en su casa de habitacion, todo el tiempo su familia se ha alumbrado con candiles y ocote perjudicando la salud de su familia.

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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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Victor to buy a solar energy system.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012