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Celso, 64, is married living with his wife in his own house located in a community in south Honduras. His business is selling groceries, soft-drinks and chicken. Celso is a very determined man who despite his age is very hardworking and with a strong wish to get ahead.

He’s asking Prisma for his fifth loan to stock his store. He wants to buy soft-drinks, soap, dairy products, chicken, canned goods, meats, corn, beans and other basic staple items. With support from this loan Celso intends to stock the store a bit thus improving his income. Celso’s dream is to improve the business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September, 2012.
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El señor Celso de 64 años de edad es casado, vive con su esposa en su propia casa, ubicada en una comunidad al sur de honduras, su negocio es la venta de abarrotaría, frescos, y pollo. Don Celso es una persona muy esforzada a pesar de su edad es muy trabajador y con muchas ganas de salir adelante.
El esta solicitando su quinto préstamo a Prisma para surtir el negocio ya que desea comprar frescos, jabón, lácteos, pollo, embutidos, carnes, maíz, frijoles y otros productos de consumo básico. Con el apoyo de este préstamo Don Celso pretende surtir un poco su negocio y de esa manera mejorar sus ingresos.
Don Celso su sueño es mejorar su negocio.
SAN LORENZO, HONDURAS - Septiembre del 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.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,191,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Celso to buy basic stock items for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013