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Jose Luciano
José is a 50 year married man with two dependent children, ages 12 and 15. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. He owns his own home and for the past 22 years, he has been a fisherman who sells all varieties of fish. His customers are people that are engaged in fish sales. He also sells soft drinks at his home. He arises early in the morning to fish in the sea near his home. He has a fishing boat and with this business, he has gotten his family ahead. He is requesting the loan to purchase sea bass, sardines, shrimp, and fresh fish to gut and dry because he has several orders for dried fish. With the help of this loan, he hopes to resolve his financing needs. José is very happy to continue working with PRISMA, and his dream is to improve his home.

San Lorenzo- January, 2013
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El señor José, de 50 años de edad es casado, tiene dos hijos que dependen de él, sus hijos tiene edades de 12 y 15 años, vive en una comunidad San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 22 años a la pesca y venta de pescado de todas las clases.
Don José sus clientes son las personas que se dedican a esta actividad de venta de pescado, también vende refrescos en su casa, se levanta temprano para pescar en el mar que está cerca de su casa, tiene una lancha pesquera y con este negocio a salido adelante con su familia.
Don José está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de robalo, sardina, camarón y pescado frescos para ralearlo y secarlo porque tiene varios pedidos de pescado seco, con el apoyo del préstamo el espera resolver su necesidad de financiamiento.
Don José está muy contento de seguir trabajando con PRISMA, su sueño es mejorar su casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Enero del 2013.

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
  • 39
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,986,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jose Luciano to purchase sea bass, sardines, shrimp, and fresh fish for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 15, 2013
Listed
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014