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Carlos Humberto
Carlos is 25 years old and single. He lives with his father, and they have had a business of selling new clothes for two years. It is located in the San Lorenzo community in the southern part of Honduras.

He makes his sales in an itinerant manner in the neighborhoods and settlements in San Lorenzo.

Carlos is requesting 5,000 lempiras to buy underwear, shirts, t-shirts, and swimsuits. The area’s fair is coming, and he has various orders from his customers. With the support of this loan he will continue working and improving his business and his quality of life. He needs this loan to stock a little more merchandise.

Carlos’ dream is to continue working and improving his business. He also dreams of building his own house.

San Lorenzo, Honduras – July, 2012.
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El joven Carlos de 25 años de edad es soltero vive con su padre y se dedican desde hace 2 años al negocio de venta de ropa nueva. Ubicada en la comunidad de San Lorenzo al sur de Honduras, su venta es de manera ambulante en los barrios y colonias de San Lorenzo.
Carlos Esta solicitando 5,000.00 para compra de ropa interior, camisas, camisetas y calzonetas ya que se aproxima la feria del lugar y tiene varios pedidos de sus clientes. Con el apoyo de este préstamo seguirá trabajando y mejorando su negocio y su calidad de vida ya que necesita este préstamo para surtir un poco mas de mercadería.
Carlos su sueño es seguir trabajando y mejorando su negocio y construir su propia casa.
San Lorenzo, Honduras - Julio 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
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Carlos Humberto to buy underwear, t-shirts, shirts, and swimsuits for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2012
Sep 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013