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Luis Ramon
Sr. Luís Ramón is 41 years of age. He is married, and his wife and he live with their children in Las Vegas de Guambuco Danlí.

For 10 years, Luís has been involved in coffee growing. He and his wife have succeeded in getting ahead. They are very enterprising people with a desire to excel. They have 5 “manzanas” (about 8.5 acres) of coffee plants that is their source of annual income. With these earnings they cover their family expenses and meet their commitments.

Luís will use the loan to purchase a solar panel. Since they are located in a mountain community it is difficult to be able to have electric service, which is very important for the development and education of the people.
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el sr. Luís Ramón tiene 41 años de edad, esta casado y junto con sus hijos viven en las Vegas de Guambuco Danlí, Luis se ha dedicado durante estos 10 años a la caficultura, junto a su esposa han logrado salir adelante, son personas muy emprendedoras y con deseos de superación, ellos cuentan con 5 manzanas de café, que es su fuente de ingresos por año, con estas ganancias cubre los gastos familiares y cumple con compromisos adquiridos.
Luis utilizara el credito para la compra de un panel solar, por encontrarse la comunidad en montaña adentro se dificulta poder contar con energía eléctrica, servicio muy importante para el desarrollo y educación de los pueblos.

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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 $850 helped Luis Ramon to purchase a solar panel.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 19, 2012