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Gs Nueva Betania Group
In this Group: Pablo, Eduard, Milton
Pablo is 57 years old and his main activity is growing coffee. He has four manzanas [Central American unit of land measurement] of coffee plants he’s had for more than 15 years. He lives with his wife and is asking for a loan for the coffee crops; he will buy fertilizer, bug killer and will pay day laborers to improve productivity because he’s unable to attain higher production for lack of financing. With the support from the requested loan, Pablo will be able to produce more on his farm and obtain higher income to cover household expenses and give his family a better quality of life and help it get ahead. One of Pablo’s dreams is to have one of the best technologically up-to-date farms in the zone along with his fellow group members.

Eduard is a coffee grower and has five years’ experience running his farm.

Milton is a coffee grower and has more than three years’ experience.

They are very happy with their group and in the photo they appear very happy with their fellow member, Santiago.

Danli El Paraíso, Honduras - March 2012
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El Señor Pablo, tiene 57 años de edad, Su actividad principal es la caficultura, el tiene 4 manzanas de finca de café desde hace más de 15 años, el vive con su esposa, Don Pablo esta solicitando el crédito para la siembra de café compra de fertilizantes, plaguicidas y pago de empleados para la mejorar la productividad de su finca ya que por la falta de financiamiento no logra tener mas producción, con el apoyo solicitado del préstamo que reciba Don Pablo le contribuirá a tener una mejor producción de en su finca y así obtener mejores ingresos para cubrir los gastos en el hogar y darle una mejor calidad de vida a su familia y ayudarla a salir adelante.
Don Pablo sus sueños es tener una de los mejores fincas tecnificadas de la zona, junto a sus compañeros de grupo.
El Señor Eduard, se dedica a la caficultura y cuenta con 5 años de experiencia. En el manejo de su finca.
El Señor Milton, se dedica a la caficultura cuenta con una experiencia de más de 3 años.
Ellos están muy felices con su grupo y en la fotografía aparecen muy contentos con su compañero Santiago.
Danli El Paraíso, Honduras - Marzo 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.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 55
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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 portion of Gs Nueva Betania Group's $1,575 loan helped a member to buy farm supplies and pay day laborers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2012
May 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013