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Gustavo
Young Gustavo, 25, lives with his mother in her house located in a village in San Lorenzo, Valle, in southern Honduras. He’s worked for the last 8 years selling live and butchered pigs. His customers know Gustavo and they call him to order the pigs they need. His sales are every day from Monday to Sunday.

Gustavo is asking for the loan to buy more pigs and feed to fatten them up. He hopes to earn profits enough to improve his and his family’s quality of life a bit and to be able to continue growing with his business. Gustavo’s dream is to be able to finish his house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – August, 2013.
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El Joven Gustavo tiene 25 años de edad, vive con su mamá, en su casa de habitación ubicada en una aldea de San Lorenzo, Valle en la zona sur de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 08 años a la venta de cerdos vivos y también al destazo de los mismos.
Gustavo sus clientes ya lo conocen y solo le llaman para pedirles los cerdos que necesiten, sus ventas son todos los días de lunes a domingo.
Gustavo está solicitando el préstamo para comprar de más cerdos y concentrado para engorde de los animales, espera obtener las ganancias suficientes que le permitan mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia y así poder seguir creciendo con su negocio.
Gustavo su sueño seguir poder terminar su casa.


San Lorenzo, Honduras - Agosto 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 26
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,342,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Gustavo to buy pigs and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 26, 2013
Listed
Sep 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2014