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Jose Balbino
Mr. José Balbino R. C. is 34 years old and married to Mrs. Denia Elizabeth Colindres. They have five children.
José and his family have lived in Altos de la Cruz for a year and work making and selling bricks and tiles. They make these products with dirt and clay and then bake them in a wood-burning stove.

He will use the loan to buy materials to keep making brick and tile to have more profits and give his family a better quality of life. His goal is to buy a vehicle to transport his products.

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el señor Jose Balbino R. C. tiene 34 años de edad, esta casado con la señora Denia Elizabeth Colindres tienen cinco hijos.
Jose y su familia viven en la aldea Altos de la Cruz desde hace 1 año y se dedican a la elaboracion y venta de ladrillos y tejas, dicho producto se elabora con tierra, barro para luego ser quemado en un horno a base de fuego con leña.
el credito lo utilizara para comprar la materia prima y continuar elaborando ladrillos y tejas para lograr tener mas utilidades y por ende darles una mejor calidad vida a su familia.
su meta es comprarse un mejor vehiculo para transportar el producto.

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
  • 78
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Jose Balbino fo buy firewood, dirt, and clay.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 2, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2011