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Luis Alberto
Luis, 50, lives in a common law relationship and has four children who attend public schools in the community. Luis is a merchant; he sells basic grains like beans and corn. He has more than 10 years’ experience in this type of activity. He sells his products at wholesale to people from Tegucigalpa and Danli. He buys the basic grains from various producers in villages adjacent to the zone and also in Nicaragua where prices are lower thus generating higher profits. He will use the loan to buy beans and corn and will use income earned to cover household expenses.
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el sr. Luís tiene 50 años de edad, vive en unión libre y tiene 4 hijos, los que estudian en centros educativos públicos de la comunidad.
Luis se dedica al comercio, vende granos basicos como ser frijoles y maiz, tiene mas de 10 años de dedicarse a este tipo de actividad, su producto lo vende al por mayor a personas de Tegicigalpa y Danli.
los granos basicos los compra a diferentes productores de las aldeas aledañas a la zona y tambien compra de la zona de Nicaragua donde se cotizan a precios mas bajos lo que le genera mayor rentabilidad.
el credito lo utilizara para la compra de frijoles y maiz.
con los ingresos que percibe cubre todos los gastos del hogar.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 64
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,801,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Luis Alberto to buy basic grains (beans and corn).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2011
Listed
Jan 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012