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Oscar Elvin
Oscar is a 33 year old man who is single and without children. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo in southern Honduras. Oscar does not have his own home. He has been selling pork and fish, and raising and selling livestock for 8 years. He also sells calves and cows. His clients are his neighbors and friends in the community where he lives.

Oscar is a street vendor, and he leaves on his bike every morning to sell his products in the neighborhoods and communities.

Oscar is requesting a loan to buy himself a cow to sell milk. He is very happy to continue working with Prisma, and he is asking for his eighth loan this time. Oscar is a good client, and with the support Prisma has already offered, he has a small farm.

Oscar’s dream is to grow his business.

San Lorenzo – January 2013
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El señor Oscar de 33 años de edad es soltero, no tiene hijos que dependen de él, vive en la comunidad San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, no tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 08 años a la venta de carne de cerdo, pescado y cría y venta de ganado, sus clientes son los vecinos y amigos de la colonia donde vive.
Don Oscar su venta es la realiza forma ambulante el sale en su bicicleta todo los días por las mañanas a vender en los barrios y colonias el producto, también se dedica a la compra venta de terneros y vacas.
Don Oscar está solicitando el préstamo para comprarse una vaca para la venta de leche, está muy contento de seguir trabajando con Prisma, en esta ocasión solicita su octavo prestamo es un buen cliente y con el apoyo que Prisma le ha brindado ya tiene una pequeña hacienda.
Don Oscar su sueño es crecer más en su negocio.


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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,673,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Oscar Elvin purchase a cow for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 16, 2013
Listed
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013