Mr. Pablo, 68, is married and has no dependent children. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo in the southern part of Honduras. He has his own home and for ten years has earned a living with the business of selling hammocks and rope. He works as a traveling salesman and also sells churros, drinks and bread out of his home with the help of his wife.
Don Pablo goes out to the hamlets and cities by bus to visit his customers in grocery stories and other people for whom he brings hammocks and rope for sale. He is seeking the loan for the purchase of rope, hammocks, drinks, churros and bread since he has a number of seasonal orders from his customers. With the support of the loan he hopes to get ahead and resolve his need for financing for the business.
Don Pablo is very happy to keep working with Prisma and his dream is to make improvements to his home.
El señor Pablo de 68 años de edad, es casado no tiene hijos que dependen de él, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia, y se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de venta de hamacas, lazos. Su venta la realiza de forma ambulante y también vende churros, frescos y pan en su casa con la ayuda de su esposa.
Don Pablo sale a los caseríos y a las ciudades en bus a visitar a sus clientes en pulperías y personas a quienes les lleva hamacas y lazos para vender.
Don Pablo está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de lazos, hamacas, refrescos, churros y pan porque tiene varios pedidos de sus clientes para esta época, con el apoyo del préstamo el espera salir adelante y resolver su necesidad de financiamiento para el negocio.
Don Pablo está muy contento de seguir trabajando con Prisma, y su sueño es mejorar su casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Noviembre del 2012.
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.