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Señor Rosa is 34 years old. He lives with his wife in their house. He has worked in his business, which is selling seafood, for 10 years. He now buys seafood, such as red fish, white fish, sardines, and shrimp. He sells these products in different villages. He walks from house to house selling, and in this way he has obtained many customers. He makes his sales two days a week as a street vendor.

Don Rosa is applying for a loan to purchase red fish, white fish, sardines, shrimp, etc. With the earnings and the support of this loan, he wants to advance and continue improving his income.

Don Rosa's dream is to have an established business in his own house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras -- April, 2013
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El señor Rosa de 34 años de edad vive con su esposa en su casa de habitación, se dedica al negocio que es la venta de marisco desde hace 10 años.
Don Rosa actualmente se dedica a comprar marisco como ser pescado rojo, blanco, sardinas y camarones, este producto lo vende en diferentes aldeas.
Don Rosa camina de casa en casa vendiendo y es así como a obtenido mucha clientela, su venta las realiza dos días a la semana y lo hace de manera ambulante.
Don Rosa está solicitando el préstamo para compra de pescado rojo, blanco, sardinas, camarones, etc. Con las ganancias y el apoyo de este préstamo desea salir adelante y seguir mejorando sus ingresos.
Don Rosa su sueño es tener un negocio establecido en su propia casa.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Abril de 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
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Rosa to buy red fish, white fish, sardines, shrimp, etc. for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 20, 2013
Jun 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014