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Marlyn is a very good and honest person. He is a responsible hard worker who lives with his wife and son in a southern Honduras settlement. He buys and sells pigs.

Marlyn needs this loan to buy pigs and he hopes that his sales will increase thanks to him having fresh product to offer his customers and in this way being he is able to cover his needs a bit. Marlyn wants his family’s life situation to improve with this investment.

Marlyn expects to be positioned as a larger, well known business in two years so that he is able to continue supporting his family and his son in his studies so that he becomes a person of means.
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El joven Marlyn es una muy buena persona honesto, Responsable y trabajador vive con su esposa y su hijo en un caserío al sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la compra y venta de cerdos.
Marlyn el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de cerdos y espera que sus ventas aumenten gracias a que contara con producto fresco que ofrecer a los clientes y poder así cubrir un poco sus necesidades.
Marlyn desea que su situación de vida y la de familia mejoren con esta inversión.
Marlyn espera que en 2 años su negocio este posicionado como el negocio más grande y conocido de su caserío y poder seguir apoyando a su familia y a su hijo en los estudios para que se convierta en una persona de bien.

Choluteca, Honduras – Enero 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Marlyn to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013