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Juan Baustista
Juan is 41 years old. He lives with his wife and has two children who are dependent on him. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo, in a valley in southern Honduras.

Juan has his own house, and for eight years he has worked selling clothing as a mobile vendor. His customers prefer buying from him because of his good service. He goes to his customers' homes and offers them the clothing they need.

To make his sales, Juan goes out on his motorcycle to towns and neighborhoods outside his community. He is an enterprising man with the desire to help his family get ahead.

Juan is requesting the loan to buy underwear, bras, socks, skirts, dresses, blouses and pants. He has several orders for clothing for the Mother's Day season. With the help of the loan he will meet his need for financing.

Juan is a good client who wants to keep working with Prisma. His dream is to improve his business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - April 2013.
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El señor Juan de 41 años de edad, vive con su esposa, tiene dos hijos que dependen de él, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras.
Don Juan tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 08 años a la venta de ropa de forma ambulante, sus clientes le prefieren por su buen trato, les ofrece a sus clientes la ropa que necesitan en su casa.
Don Juan sale a vender en su motocicleta a las aldeas y barrios aledaños a su comunidad, es un hombre emprendedor con deseos de sacar adelante a su familia.
Don Juan está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de blúmeres, braseares, calcetines, faldas, vestidos, blusas y pantalones, tiene varios pedidos de ropa para la época del día de las madres, con el apoyo del préstamo suplirá la necesidad de financiamiento.
Don Juan es un buen cliente que desea seguir trabajando con Prisma, su sueño es mejorar su negocio.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Abril 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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,205,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Juan Baustista to buy underwear, bras, socks, skirts, dresses, blouses and pants for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 18, 2013
May 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014