Santos is 54 years old and lives with his wife and their children in their home in San Lorenzo, which is located in the southern part of Honduras. He buys and sells dirt, sand, gravel, and all types of construction materials. Santos has a large, established customer base and his customers call him and tell him their needs, and he brings them the required items.
Santos is seeking a loan so that he can buy construction materials such as cement, bricks, gravel, sand, etc. for his business and also in order to complete the construction that is currently in progress on his home. He has part of the materials he needs but still needs to buy others.
Santos's dream is to grow his business and to put a small grocery store in his house.
El Señor Santos de 54 años, vive con su esposa y sus hijos en su casa de habitación ubicada en una aldea de San Lorenzo, en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica la compra de y venta de tierra, arena, grava y todo tipo de material de construcción.
Don Santos tiene bastante clientela establecida en donde solo le llaman para hacerle sus pedidos y el sale a entregarlos.
Don Santos está solicitando el préstamo para compra de material de construcción como cemento, ladrillo, grava, arena, etc. para su negocio y a la vez terminar de construir ya que está ampliando su casa de habitación, tiene una parte del material y requiere compra otros.
Don Santos su sueño es ampliar su negocio y montar una pulpería en su casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Mayo del 2013.
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.