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Abel
Sr. Abel is 45 years old, married, and has two dependent children. For the past 10 years, he has managed a business in which he sells frozen treats in the surrounding communities near his home.


Don Abel sells ice cream as a street vendor and transports his products by motorcycle. He purchases his goods with the help of the loans that Prisma has provided. Don Abel lives in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. He is requesting a loan so that he can buy filled popsicles, cones, and frozen custards (including chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry). Abel sells plenty of these products since the weather in his community is always warm.


With the help of this loan, Don Abel will be able to move forward with his business and gradually improve his quality of life. He will also have more products to offer to his customers. His dream is to build a house and improve his business.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.

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El señor Abel tiene 45 años de edad, Está casado y tiene 02 hijos que dependen de el, se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de venta de helados en las comunidades aledaña a su casa.
Don Abel realiza la venta de los helados en forma ambulante y se transporta en su motocicleta, que compro con la ayuda de los préstamos que Prisma le ha otorgado.
Don Abel radica en la comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras y está solicitando el préstamo para compra de paletas rellenas, conos, y cremas de chocolate, vainilla y fresa, ya que en esta comunidad el clima siempre es cálido este producto se vende bastante.
Don Abel con el apoyo de este crédito podrá salir adelante con su negocio y mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y tendrá más producto que ofrecer a sus clientes.
Don Abel su sueño es construir su casa y mejorar su negocio.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Noviembre 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,146,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Abel to buy filled popsicles, cones, and frozen custards of different flavors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 8, 2012
Listed
Dec 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013