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Juan Carlos
Juan is 32 years old. He is a very hardworking and responsible person. He lives with his mother and his brothers in a community of Choluteca in the south of Honduras.

Juan’s business is selling new clothes. He needs the loan to purchase pants, shirts, blouses, swimming trunks, skirts, dresses, sandals, underwear, bras and caps. With the loan, young Juan hopes to have more merchandise to increase his sales and in this way satisfy the demand of his customers who visit him daily.

With the income that he obtains he hopes to improve his lifestyle and that of his family a little bit. In the future, he hopes that his business grows to become a mobile store and with this continue supporting his family and providing better opportunities for his brothers.
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El Joven Juan tiene 32 años de edad, es una persona muy trabajadora y responsable, vive con su madre y sus hermanos en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras.
Juan su negocio es la venta de ropa nueva, el necesita el préstamo para la compra de pantalones, camisas, blusas, calzonetas, faldas, vestidos, Sandalias, blúmeres, sostenes y gorras.
Juan con el préstamo el espera tener más mercadería para aumentar sus ventas y así satisfacer la demanda de los clientes que lo visitan a diario.
Juan con los ingresos que obtenga espera mejorar un poco su estilo de vida y el de su familia.
en el futuro Juan, espera que su negocio crezca hasta convertirse en una tienda móvil y con esto seguir apoyando a su familia y brindarles mejores oportunidades a sus hermanos.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Juan Carlos to purchase pants, shirts, blouses, swimming trunks, skirts, dresses, sandals, underwear, bras and caps for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013