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Andrea De Jesus
Sra. Andrea De Jesús is 59 years old, widowed, and the mother of four children who live with her. Her main business activity is growing coffee. For many years this has been the source of income by which she is able to support her children.

Doña Andrea de Jesús will use this loan to obtain her own solar panel system. She does not want to continue using oil lamps and candles since these have been the only source of light that she has used her entire life. Andrea also wants to make the most of her evenings so that she can perform household chores. She also wants to buy a TV for entertainment and as a means of spending more time with her children.

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la sra. Andrea De Jesús tiene 59 años de edad, es Viuda y madre de 4 hijos que viven con ella, su actividad principal es la caficultura, lo que ha sido durante muchos años la fuente de ingresos para el sustento de sus hijos.
Doña Andrea de Jesús utilizara el credito para obtener su propio panel solar, ya no quiere seguir alumbrándose con candiles ni candelas que es de la única forma que se ha alumbrado toda su vida, tambien desea aprovechar mas las noches para realizar los que haceres de la casa, desea comprar un tv para tener entretenimiento y asi pasar mas tiempo juntos con sus hijos.

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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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Andrea De Jesus to purchase a solar panel system.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012