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Transito, 61, is a very responsible, hardworking, honest person living with his wife and four children in a community in Choluteca in south Honduras. Transito sells health products. He needs the loan to buy pills, antibiotics, cocoa butter, gauze bandages, vitamins, adhesive plaster and menthol lozenges. He hopes with the loan to have more products to offer his customers who are his friends and neighbors in the community. Transito wants to use income earned to improve his economic situation a bit. In future he hopes his business will grow and he dreams with seeing his children graduate and with better life opportunities.

Choluteca, Honduras - November, 2012
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El Señor Transito, tiene 61 años de edad, es una persona muy responsable, honesta y trabajadora, vive con su esposa y sus 4 hijos en una comunidad de Choluteca al sur de Honduras.
Don Transito su negocio es la venta medicinas, El necesita el préstamo para la compra de pastillas, antibióticos, mantaca de cacao, gasas, vitaminas, esparadrapos y mentoladas. Con el préstamo el espera tener más producto que ofrecerá su clientes que son sus amigos y vecinos de la comunidad.
Don Transito con los ingresos obtenidos desea mejorar un poco su situación económica. En el futuro el espera que su negocio crezca y sueña con ver a sus hijos graduados y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Noviembre 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
  • 60
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,392,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Transito to buy stock merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013