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Hipolito Gustavo
Hipólito is a 45-year old man who lives with his wife in the town of La Cuesta, where he sells firewood and corn. On weekends, he carves up pigs and sells them in the same community. Hipólito sells his products every day of the week in different places given that his clients are women who sell tortillas and need the products for their businesses.

Hipólito is requesting a loan to buy firewood and to sell in different localities, and is glad to count on this support. Hipólito's dream is to buy another car to carry his products.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - September 2013
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El señor Hipólito de 45 años de edad vive con su esposa en la aldea la cuesta en donde se dedica a la venta de cargas de leña y de maíz y los fines de semana destaza cerdos y los vende en la misma comunidad.
Don Hipólito sale a vender todos los días de la semana, a diferentes lugares ya que sus clientas son señoras que venden tortillas, y él les lleva el producto para que ella preparen sus ventas.
Don Hipólito está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de cargas de leña y salir a vender a diferentes lugares, es esta muy contento que se le pueda atender.
Don Hipólito su sueño es poder comprarse otro carro para poder transportar su venta.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Septiembre 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
  • 97
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Hipolito Gustavo to buy firewood for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2013
Oct 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014