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Forestal
Forestal lives in Les Anglais, Haiti. As a farmer with two children in school, he appreciates organizations who help farmers improve their lives. He plans to use this loan to purchase EarthSpark products to sell solar lamps in his locality.

He is looking to purchase solar light bulbs and solar desk lamps. With a Kiva loan, Forestal will be set up with a “Business in a Bag”, a kit containing a personalized mix of small-scale clean energy products, marketing materials and training on energy literacy, SMS tracking of sales, and basic business skills.

Additional Information

About EarthSpark International

EarthSpark International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eradicating energy poverty in Haiti by expanding access to clean and efficient energy products and services for lower-income, underserved homes and businesses. EarthSpark supports local clean energy entrepreneurs in selling products ranging from solar energy systems to portable lanterns to improved cookstoves. EarthSpark has also built and is expanding Haiti's first pre-pay microgrid which delivers electricity to homes and businesses via poles and wires at a village scale.

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

About Haiti

  • $1,600
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Haiti Loans Fundraising
  • $1,837,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.4
    Haiti Gourdes (HTG) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Forestal to stock clean energy retail business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
4 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 20, 2013
Listed
Jun 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013