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Las Vegas Group
In this Group: Carlos Humberto, Rene, Hebert Danilo, Delfida Suyapa, Mayra Mirtala*, Anastacio
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Carlos is 49 years old, married and has 4 children. His principal activity is growing coffee. He has had a coffee farm of 5 manzanas [7.35 acres] for more than 26 years. Carlos lives with his wife and their children. He is requesting a loan to pay for planting a manzana of coffee; buying fertilizers and chemicals and paying employees, in order to improve his farm's productivity. Lack of financing has been preventing him from performing adequate maintenance.

This loan will enable Carlos' farm to achieve better coffee production and, also, to produce better income to pay for household expenses, and provide a better quality of life for his family, including financing university study for his children and to help build a new house with all the conveniences. He has worked very hard to build up a family patrimony and these activities have required hard work. Among Carlos' dreams is to have one of the best and most technically modernized farms in his zone, and to provide a better education for his children.

Carlos is the leader of the 'Grupo Solidario Las Vegas' [Fertile Plains Solidarity Group], which has 6 members, all dedicated to the same activity, coffee growing. They have confidence in Carlos as the group's coordinator because he is a very responsible and committed person. Mayra [another member] also has a general store. She isn't in the photograph because she couldn't attend the meeting. Delfida also has a general store, with more than 18 years experience. Rene is a coffee grower who sustains his family. Hebert is also a coffee grower and his desire is to advance his family. Anastacio, too, is dedicated to coffee growing and to his family.
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El Señor Carlos, tiene 49 años de edad, es casado y tiene 4 hijos, Su actividad principal es la caficultura, El tiene 5 manzanas de tierras en su finca de café desde hace más de 26 años, el vive con su esposa y sus hijos, Don Carlos, esta solicitando el crédito para la siembra de una manzana de café, compra de fertilizantes, plaguicidas y pago de empleados, para mejorar la productividad de su finca ya que por la falta de financiamiento no le ha podido dar el mantenimiento adecuado.
con el crédito solicitado Don Carlos, le contribuirá a tener una mejor producción de café en su finca y así obtener mejores ingresos para cubrir los gastos en el hogar y darle una mejor calidad de vida a su familia como ser estudios universitarios a sus hijos y hacer una nueva casa que ofrezca todas las comodidades, el ha trabajado muy duro para contar con un patrimonio familiar y su actividad requiere de trabajar muy arduo.
Don Carlos uno de sus sueños es tener una de los mejores fincas tecnificadas de la zona y darle una mejor educación a sus hijos.
Don Carlos es el líder del Grupo Solidario Las Vegas el cual cuenta con seis integrantes todos ellos se dedican a la misma actividad del café y han confiado en Don Carlos como coordinador del grupo ya que es una persona muy responsable y comprometida. La Señora Mayra también cuenta con una pulpería ella no aparece en la fotografía ya que no pudo asistir a la reunión de sus compañeros. La Señora Delfida también tiene una pulpería cuenta con una experiencia de más de 18 años. El Señor Rene se dedica a la caficultora para sostener a su familia. El Señor Hebert se dedica a la Caficultura y su deseo es sacar adelante a su familia y El Señor Anastacio También se dedica a la Caficultura y a su familia.
Danli El Paraíso, Honduras Marzo 2012

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,799,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Expired
A portion of Las Vegas Group's $6,300 loan helped a member buy fertilizers and chemicals, and to pay employees for cultivating coffee.
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 31, 2012
Listed
May 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
Jun 2, 2012