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Benancio Esteban
Benancio, 51, lives with his son in the community of Nacaome, in south of Honduras. He sells basic grocery items, like rice, beans, lard, eggs, refreshments, etc. Benancio's been running this business for many years now. He owns his house and his store is located in it. His clients are all the people who come to visit him. He's a respectful, hard-working man. Benancio is requesting a loan of 8,000.00 to buy more grocery items, like sugar, beans, cheese, coffee, bread, butter and rice. He'd like to stock up to have more products for sale in his store. His desire is to get ahead and support his son's studies. Benancio's dream is to expand his grocery store and start selling soft drinks.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - July 2013
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El señor Benancio de 51 años de edad, vive con su hijo en su casa de habitación ubicada en una comunidad de Nacaome, al sur de Honduras, se dedica a la venta de productos de la canasta básica como ser arroz, frijoles, manteca, huevos, refrescos etc.
Don Benancio se dedica a esta actividad desde hace varios años, tiene su vivienda propia en donde ahí mismo tiene ubicado su negocio, sus clientes son todas las personas que le visitan, es un hombre trabajador y respetuoso.
Don Benancio Solicita el préstamo de 8,000.00 para comprar más productos de abarrotería como azúcar, frijoles, queso, café, pan, mantequilla y arroz quiere llenar un poco mas su negocio para tener productos a la venta. Su deseo de salir adelante y apoyar a su hijo en los estudios.
Don Benancio su sueño es ampliar su pulpería y instalar un depósito de frescos.

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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,816,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Benancio Esteban buy sugar, beans, cheese, coffee, bread, lard and rice for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2013
Listed
Aug 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014