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Abel Bonilla
Abel is 45 years old, he is married and he has three children that depend on him. He lives in the San Lorenzo neighborhood in southern Honduras.

For the past 10 years he has been selling ice cream for a living making his sales as a street vendor. He goes out in his motorcycle early in the morning every day and visits schools, parks and places where there are children since they are his most loyal customers.

Abel requests 10,000.00 lempiras to purchase ice cream, cones, cups, ice pops and ice cream pops which are the products his clients prefer. With this loan he wishes to continue working and in this way provide a greater income for his family. Abel's dream is to provide a better education for his children and to build a house of his own, since he's living in a family member's house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - July, 2013.
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El señor Abel de 45 años de edad es casado, tiene tres hijos que dependen de él, vive en una colonia San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 10 años a la venta de helados, su venta la realiza de manera ambulante sale de mañana todos los días en su motocicleta a visitar las escuelas, parques y lugares en donde hay presencia de niños ya que son sus clientes mas leales.
Don Abel Solicita 10,000.00 lempiras para la compra de ice crean, conos, vasitos, paletas y cremitas que son los productos que sus clientes prefieren, con el préstamo desea continuar trabajando y de esa manera proveer mas ingresos para su familia.
Don Abel su sueño es darles una mejor educación a sus hijos y construir su casa ya que vive en casa de un familiar.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 62
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,801,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Abel Bonilla to purchase ice cream, cones, cups, ice pops, and ice cream pops for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2013
Aug 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014