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38-year-old Maximo lives with his wife, has three children who depend on him, and lives his mother-in-law's house. For five years he has made a living selling bread on his motorcycle. He visits local stores and businesses to offer his goods. He sells from Monday to Sunday.

Maximo is a hardworking man and gets up very early every day, working as a break salesman and later as a day worker in the afternoon in his own business. He is an example of perseverance and work, and is admired by others.

Maximo needs this loan to open a new business selling slices of plantain in his house, since he already has family involved in this business. He is very happy to work with Prisma.

Maximo's dream is to have his own house and a new business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November, 2012.
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El señor Máximo de 38 años de edad, vive con su esposa, tiene 03 hijos que dependen de el, vive en casa de su suegra, se dedica desde hace 05 años al negocio de venta de pan en su motocicleta, el visita las pulperías y demás negocios para ofrecer sus productos, su venta es de lunes a domingo.
Don Máximo es un hombre trabajador, el se levanta muy temprano todo los días,trabajar como panadero y luego por la jornada de la tarde trabaja en su propio negocio, este hombre es un ejemplo de perseverancia y trabajo es digno de admiración.
Don Maximo necesita el préstamo para aperturar un nuevo negocio de tajadas de plátano verde, con el apoyo del préstamo él desea comprar manteca, plátano verde, sal y leña que necesita para elaborar las tajadas de plátano en su casa ya que quiere involucrar a su familia en esta actividad, esta muy contento de trabajar con Prisma.
Don Maximo su sueño es tener su propia casa y su nuevo 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,205,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maximo to purchase butter, green bananas, salt and firewood for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013