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Jose Pantaleon
Sr. José Pantaleón is in a common-law relationship and the father of two dependent children. He has been a coffee grower and farmer for several years. These business activities are the source of income by which he is able to provide for his family’s needs.

Don José will use this loan to obtain his own solar energy system so that he can have light in the evenings. He does not have electricity and wants to take advantage of this service so that he can provide his family a better quality of life.

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el sr. José Pantaleón vive en unión libre y es padre de 2 hijos que dependen de él, Jose se dedica a la caficultura y agricultura desde hace varios años, estas actividaes han sido la fuente de ingresos para cubrir y satisfacer las necesidades familiares.
Don José utilizara el credito para obtener su propio sistema de energia solar y asi poder iluminarse por las noches, no cuentan con energía eléctrica y desean poder gozar de este servicio y así darles una mejor calidad de vida a su familia.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jose Pantaleon to buy a solar energy system.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012