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Marbis is 40 years old. He lives with his partner and is the father of two children. His main source of income is agriculture, particularly coffee cultivation. Marbis has more than 10 years of experience in this business, and knows the business well since he has so much experience in the role that he has.

Marbis is seeking a loan to purchase a solar panel so that he can have power in his home. He has dreamed of having power and light in his home at night so that he can improve his living conditions and so that his family can have access to electricity and electric appliances. This will allow his children to become better people and better prepared for life.

Trojes, Honduras, February 2014
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Don Marbis tiene 40 años de edad, convive con su compañera de hogar es padre de 2 hijos Su actividad principal es la caficultura y la agricultura.
Don Marbis cuenta con más de 10 años de dedicarse a esta actividad y el conoce muy bien su activada ya que tiene bastante experiencia en el rubro que desempeña.
Don Marbis está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de una planta solar y así tener energía en su hogar.
Don Marbis ha soñado con tener energía o luz por las noches en su casa ya que con esto mejoraría sus condiciones de vida además de darle acceso a su familia a el uso de la energía eléctrica y el uso de aparatos electrónicos. Para que sus hijos sean mejores personas y se preparen en la vida,
Trojes, Honduras febrero 2014

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

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
  • 106
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Paying Back - Currency Exchange Loss

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,225 helped Marbis to purchase a solar panel.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2014
Apr 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: