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Juan Francisco
Mr. Francisco G. sells firewood. He also grows coffee beans, but his main business is the sale of firewood. He has been doing that for 5 years. He is married with 2 children who depend on him. With his income, he has been able to help his family by paying for their food, school expenses and medical expenses. The area in which Mr. G. lives is a place with a cool climate and many forests. The sale of firewood in this place is very common because it is needed for both domestic and industrial use. He needs to buy more wood so he can increase his profits and thus provide better for his children.
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el Sr. Francisco G. se dedica al comercio el vende leña y tambien se dedica a la caficultura pero su fuerte es la venta de leña, el tiene 5 años de vender leña, es casado y tiene 2 hijos que depende de el, con los ingresos que tiene el logra sacar adelante a su familia dandoles estudio, alimentacion y medicamentos.
en la zona en donde vive el Sr. G. es una zona boscosa de un clima fresco, la venta de leña en estos lugares es muy comun ya que se necesita para el uso domestico para la cocion de alimentos y de uso industrial para hornos de panaderias y secadoras de cafe, el necesita comprar mas leña para tener mejores ganancias y asi poder darles todos a sus hijos que es lo mas hermoso que el tiene en la vida.

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
  • 59
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,995,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Juan Francisco purchasing firewood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 7, 2009
Apr 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010