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Oscar Romeo
Oscar is 45 years old. He is married and lives with his 4 children. His wife is in Spain and she supports him with the remittences that she sends home. He has his own home located in San Lorenzo.
Oscar has been working in construction for 21 years, building houses. Thanks to this work, he has been able to get ahead with his family. He is requesting the loan to buy cement as he is building a house for himself and his family.
This loan will enable him to finish his house and he needs the material to pour the floor. This will improve his quality of life and that of his family.
Oscar's dream is to open a business in his home as he needs more income so that his children can finish their education (they are in grade school and high school).
San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2012
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Don Oscar de 45 años de edad, es casado vive con sus cuatro hijos, su esposa esta en España y le apoya económicamente a través de las remesas que ella le envía, tiene casa propia ubicada en una colonia de san Lorenzo.
Don Oscar se dedica desde hace 21 años a la actividad de construcción de casas, con esta actividad a podido salir adelante con su familia, y solicita el préstamo para compra de cemento ya que esta construyendo una casa para habitar el y su familia.
A través de este préstamo podrá terminar su casa ya que necesita el material para ponerle el piso y de esta manera mejorara su calidad de vida y la su familia.
El sueño de Don Oscar es instalar un negocio en su casa ya que necesita más ingresos para terminar de graduar a sus hijos que están estudiando en la escuela y el colegio.

San Lorenzo, honduras – Marzo del 2012

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
  • 69
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,399,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Oscar Romeo to buy cement to pour the floor for his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 29, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012