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Luis Alonzo
Mr. Luis Alonzo B. transports people for a living, he owns a taxi, a Nissan Sentra 1984. This car has given him good earnings, but now he needs to paint it to meet a requirement from the transportation service authorities, demanding that cars be well painted and upholstered to offer better service to the customers.

Presently Luis does not have money to paint the taxi and therefore he is requesting the loan to be able to paint it, if not they may penalize him and he will not be able to offer service with the unit. He also wants to upholster the entire car.

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el sr. Luis Alonzo B. se dedica al servicio de transportar personas, el tiene un taxi, un nissan sentra año 1984, dicho carro le ha dado muchas ganancias, pero ahora necesita pintarlo por completo ya que las autoridades de servicios de transportes le exigen que tienen que andar con los carros bien pintados y tapizados para darles mejor servicios a sus clientes.
en estos momentos Luis no tiene dinero para pintar el taxi y es por tal razon que esta solicitando el credito para poderlo pintar si no lo pueden castigar y queda sin prestar servicios la unidad.
Tambien piensa tapizarlo todo el carro.

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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,370,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Luis Alonzo purchase material to paint a taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 27, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2010