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Lorenzo
Lorenzo is 60 years old, married, and has four children who depend on him for support. He lives in Nacaome community in southern Honduras and has a home of his own. For the past ten years he has been selling basic grains and firewood for kitchens and tortilla factories. In the winter he raises watermelon and corn.

He is asking for this loan to buy beans, sugar, rice, corn, salt, and watermelon. He goes out in his car to sell. One of his sons helps him deliver corn and firewood.

Lorenzo will use the money from this loan to improve his business. He wants to buy these products because he can get them for a good price and he wants to take advantage of this so he can increase his earnings. He is happy to continue working with Prisma.

His dream is to improve his home and quality of life.
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El señor Lorenzo de 60 años de edad es casado, tiene cuatro hijos que dependen de él, vive en una comunidad de Nacaome al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 10 años al negocio de la venta de granos básicos y leña seca para uso de cocina y talleres de tortillas, también se dedica en la época de invierno al cultivo de la sandia y maíz.
Don Lorenzo solicita el préstamo para comprar de frijoles, azúcar, arroz, maíz, cal y sandia. Su venta es ambulante sale en su carro con la ayuda de uno de sus hijos para llevar el maíz y la leña a donde sus clientes.
Don Lorenzo con el apoyo de este préstamo el pretende mejorar su negocio, quiere comprar estos productos porque se lo están dando a buen precio y desea aprovechar para obtener una mejor ganancia, está muy contento de seguir trabajando con Prisma.
Don Lorenzo su sueño es mejorar su casa y su condición de vida.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - Diciembre 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
  • 50
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,998,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Lorenzo to buy merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2012
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013