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Los Robles Group
In this Group: Miguel Angel, Humberto, Ventura De Jesus
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Hi. We're the Los Robles ("The Oaks") group. We're merchants, each with his or her own small business which we operate personally. Thanks to these businesses, we can help our families get ahead and provide higher standards of living for our children. Given the economic situation of our country, which is becoming more difficult by the day, we have to make our own work and that's why we're looking for help to fund our businesses. We now need small supplies of goods for our businesses so that we can offer our customers a range of products and, in turn, increase our incomes. After all, more inventory means more sales.

MIGUEL AGEL D.. My main business is buying and selling produce. I work as a street vendor, selling my products in the various neighborhoods of our city. I have several years' experience at this. I am married and I have 3 children who help me in their spare time.

HUMBERTO R.. I operate a small general store in the center of my neighborhood. I have several years' experience at this and I've built a good customer base. I'm a senior citizen. I'm asking you to help me fund stocks of goods for my business.

VENTURA DE JESUS M.. I operate a small general store at my house. The business allows me to take care of my husband and children and earn an income to help with family expenses at the same time. I have two high school-aged children.
Translated from Spanish by Jere Wiseman, Kiva Volunteer
hola nosotros somos el grupo Los Robles, todos somos comerciantes cada uno cuenta con pequeños negocios, los que son administrados personalmente, gracias a estos negocios podemos sacar adelante a nuestras familias y asi poder ofrecer a nuestros hijos un mejor nivel de vida. Tomando en cuenta que la situacion economica del pais cada dia es mas dificil por lo que decidimos trabajar y por tal razon buscamos financiamiento para nuestros negocios. Actualmente necesitamos surtir un poco mas y asi poder ofrecer a nuestros clientes variedad de productos logrando asi mejorar nuestros ingresos ya que a mayor surtido mayor venta.

MIGUEL AGEL D.. Mi actividad principal la compra y venta de verduras, las que distribuyo
de manera ambulante en las diferentes comunidades aledañas a nuestra ciudad. Tengo varios años de experiencia en este tipo de actividad, soy casado y tengo 3 hijos los que me colaboran en su tiempo libre.

HUMBERTO R. soy comerciante cuento con una pequeña pulperia hubicada en el centro
de mi comunidad tengo varios años de experiencia y tengo muy buena clientela soy de la tercera edad y en esta oportunidad estamos solicitando nos apoyen con capital para poder surtir mas mi negocio

VENTURA DE JESUS M. mi actividad principal es el comercio cuento con una pulperia en mi casa de habitacion, la que me permite atender esposo e hijos y a la vez puedo generar ingresos para contribuir con los gastos de mi familia tengo dos hijos los que estan cursando educacion secundaria.

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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Los Robles Group's $1,025 loan helped a member buy merchandise for resale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Aug 20, 2008
Listed
Aug 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jul 15, 2009