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Jose
José, 25, is a single young man who lives with his mother and his sister in a community of San Lorenzo in the south of Honduras. He makes a living selling groceries and basic staples.

José's business is in his house where all the people from his village and from nearby villages visit him. He has made a living with this business for two years. His customers prefer him for his good service and friendliness.

José's requesting the loan to buy chips, water, coffee, refreshments, bread, milk, eggs, shortening, beans, sugar, rice, etc. With the profits and the support of this loan he wants to get ahead and continue improving his income.

José's dream is to have a bigger business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras, April 2013
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El Joven José de 25 años de edad es soltero, vive con su madre y su hermana en una comunidad de San Lorenzo en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica a la vente de abarrotería y granos básico.
José su negocio está en su casa de habitación, donde le visitan todas la personas de su aldea y de aldeas vecinas se dedica al negocio desde hace 2 años, sus clientes le prefieren por su buena atención y amabilidad.
José esta el préstamo para la compra de churros, aguas, café, refrescos, pan, leches, huevos, manteca, frijoles, azúcar, arroz, etc. Con las ganancias y el apoyo de este préstamo desea salir adelante y seguir mejorando sus ingresos.
José su sueño es que su negocio sea más grande.

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
  • 90
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,676,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Jose to buy food for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 20, 2013
Listed
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014