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Juan Carlos
Juan Carlos T. is 21 years old, has a live-in partner and does not have dependent children. He has a small business in his grandmother's house where, together with his wife, he sells soft drinks, candies, churros, lard, soap, etc. He has a small grocery store. He also does part-time jobs to help with the household economy.

He will use this loan to purchase merchandise to stock his business since the start of classes is approaching and he wants to have an assortment of merchandise to sell to the schoolchildren.
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el joven Juan Carlos T. tiene 21 años de edad y vive en union libre, no tiene hijos que dependen de el.
Juan tiene un pequeño negocio en casa de la abuela, en el cual junto con su mujer venden frescos, golosinas, churros, manteca, jabon, etc. tiene una pequeña pulperia, ademas sale realizar trabajos de medio tiempo para
ayudarse un poco con la economia de su casa.

el credito lo utilizara para la compra de mercaderia y asi surtir su negocio ya que se aproxima la epoca de clases y desea tener surtido para venderle a los niños que van a la escuela.

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
  • 35
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Juan Carlos purchase soft drinks, churros, water, sugar, candy, juice, lard, oil, beans, rice, bread and cookies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011