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Nelson De Jesus
Nelson is 44 years old and lives with common-law wife. His children have already formed their own families, leaving Nelson and his partner to live alone. Nelson makes a living cultivating coffee. His has a good depth of experience and says that since he was a boy his father taught him the work, and now he has dedicated himself to the trade. Nelson plans to use the loan to purchase a solar panel so he can light his house at nights. It's what he has always wanted. He has never had electrical service and has been lighting fires and candles all his life, harming his health and the environment. Thanks to the solar panel his quality of life will improve.
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Don Nelson tiene 44 años de edad, vive en unión libre, sus hijos ya formaron nuevas familias, Nelson y su compañera de hogar han quedado solos nuevamente, Nelson se dedica al cultivo de café, tiene una experiencia bastante amplia, manifestó que desde que era niño fue el trabajo que le enseño su padre y ahora es a lo que él se dedica.
Don Nelson utilizara el credito para la compra de un panel de energia solar y asi iluminar su casa por las noches que es lo que siempre a deseado, nunca han gozado del servicio de energía eléctrica y toda su vida se han alumbrado con candiles y velas, perjudicando así su salud y el medio ambiente.
gracias a este panel de energia solar su calidad de vida sera diferente.

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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
  • 35
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,983,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Nelson De Jesus to purchase a solar panel.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 2, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012