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Mario Roberto
Sr. Mario is 48 years old, lives with his partner, and has three children. He runs a food business selling candy, breakfasts, and lunches. His business is well-located as it is in an area where lots of people who live in the nearby mountains pass through. They like his food as it’s very tasty and the prices are affordable.

Mario will use the loan money to buy tables, chairs, tablecloths, and cooking utensils so that he will be able to provide a better service to his customers. They will feel more comfortable when they come to eat the food he makes. Mario needs to earn more money so that he and his family can get ahead. He has an assistant to help him prepare the food and serve the customers.
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Don Mario tiene 48 años de edad, vive en unión libre y tiene 3 hijos, Mario se dedica al comercio, su actividad principal es la venta de comidas como ser golosinas, desayunos y almuerzos, su negocio esta bien ubicado ya que por esa zona transitan muchas personas que viven en zonas aledañas montañosas y lo prefieren ya que sus comidas son muy sabrosas y tambien los precios son accesibles para dicha comunidad.
don Mario utilizara el credito para comprar mesas, sillas, manteles y utencilios de cocina, asi podra dar un mejor servicio a sus clientes, que se sientan mas cómodos al ingresar a consumir a su negocio.
las ganancias las necesita para salir adelante con su familia.
don mario tiene una ayudante para preparar las comidas y atender a sus clientes.

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
  • 32
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Mario Roberto to buy tables, chairs, tablecloths, and cooking utensils.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 27, 2011
Jan 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013