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Santos Roberto
Santos is 43 years old, married and has two children who depend on him. He lives in a San Lorenzo community, in a valley in southern Honduras. He has a home of his own and has been selling bottles and jugs of water and different kinds juices for five years. He sells his products in schools, population centers, and to people he visits daily. He travels by car around the community to sell his products.

Santos puts forth a lot of effort daily and works hard to get ahead with his children who attend school.

Santos is asking for this loan to buy drums of water and juices in quantity because this is the high demand season and he wants to stock up on merchandise.

Santos hopes that this investment will improve his finances and his business. He is very happy to continue to work with Prisma. His dream is to change his car so he can visit more locations.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2013.
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El señor Santos de 43 años de edad es casado tiene dos hijos que dependen de él, vive en una comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 05 años a la venta de agua en fardos, botellón y jugos de distintos sabores.
Don Santos vende sus productos en escuelas, centros básicos y personas que a diario visita, viaja en su carro a las comunidades a vender este producto.
Don Santos es un hombre esforzado que día a día lucha por salir adelante con sus hijos los cuales están estudiando.
Don Santos está solicitando el préstamo para la compra tambos con agua y jugos al por mayor porque en esta temporada la demanda es grande, por tal razón desea almacenar suficiente producto.
Don Santos espera que con la inversión mejore un poco su economía y también su negocio, está muy contento de seguir trabajando con Prisma.
Don Santos Su sueño es cambiar su carro para así visitar más lugares.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo 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
  • 67
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,799,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Santos Roberto to buy water and juices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 21, 2013
Listed
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014