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Alejandro is 63 years old and lives with his wife in a home in the Choluteca area in southern Honduras. He works as a driver and has done so for 15 years. His wife makes cheeses to sell and they also have some livestock.

Alejandro is asking for 20,000 Lempiras to buy metal, nails, cement, beams, and lumber to fix the roof in his home and build a septic tank because the current one is deteriorating.

His dream is to buy a car so that he can transport his family.
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El Señor Alejandro tiene 63 años de edad, vive con su esposa en su casa de habitación un una aldea de Choluteca al sur de Honduras, el trabaja en serna desde hace 15 años como motorista, y su esposa se dedica a elaborar quesos para la venta, ellos tienen ganado con el cual producen los quesos.
Don Alejandro está solicitando 20,000.00 lempiras para compra de laminas, clavos, cemento, vigas y tablas que son los materiales para arreglar el techo se su casa, y hacer una poza séptica ya que esta deteriorando
Don Alejandro su sueño es comprarse un carro para transportarse con su familia.

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Alejandro to fix his roof and build a septic tank.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013