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Don Gustavo is 54 years old and resides in the city of El Paraiso. He lives with his life companion and is the father of two children. Don Gustuvo is a merchant and his primary business is selling groceries at his store named "Pulpería Astrid" [Astrid's Grocery] having over 11 years of experience.

Mr. Gustavo is seeking help from the loan in order to invest in his business, purchasing basic staples such as rice, lard, sugar, coffee, etc., and so to increase his earnings and satisfy his customers' needs.
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Don Gustavo tiene 54 años de edad, reside en la ciudad de El Paraiso. Vive con su compañera de hogar y es padre de 2 hijos. Don Gustavo es comerciante y su actividad principal es la venta de abarrotería (Pulpería) que recibe el nombre de “PULPERIA ASTRID” contando con más de 11 años de experiencia.

El Sr. Gustavo está solicitando de la ayuda del crédito para invertir en su negocio como ser: productos de la canasta básica; arroz, manteca, azúcar, café, etc. y así incrementar sus ganancias y satisfacer las necesidades de 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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,870,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Gustavo to purchase merchandise (sugar, rice, lard and dairy products) for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012