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Benito Rene
Benito lives in the city of Tegucigalpa. He is married and has two children who are in school. For six years, he has worked offering a taxi service. He works at a strategic spot, since it belongs to one of the commercial centers in the city where a lot of people ask for this service. Benito, thanks to his business, has been able to get his family ahead, since it has been difficult to find a job. Due to the daily use of the vehicle, it has been giving him problems He is asking for the support of a loan of the amount of L.10,000.00 lempiras to be able to change the tires, the shock absorbers, the oil, the bearings, the cables and more.

One of Benito's dreams is to be able to buy a home, because right now he is renting.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras - November, 2012
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El señor Benito, vive en la ciudad de Tegucigalpa, está casado y tiene dos hijos dos los cuales tiene estudiando, desde hace seis años que se dedica a la prestación de servicios de transporte taxi, mismo que se encuentra ubicado en un punto estratégico ya que pertenece a uno de los centros comerciales de la ciudad donde muchas de personas solicitan este servicio.
Don Benito gracias a su negocio ha logrado sacar adelante a su familia ya que se le ha hecho difícil encontrar un empleo, debido al uso diario el vehículo le está presentando problemas y está solicitando el apoyo de un préstamo por la cantidad de L. 10,000.00 lempiras para poder realizarle cambios de llantas, amortiguadores, cambio de aceite, balineras y cables y otros.
Don Benito uno de sus sueños es poder comprar su vivienda ya que actualmente alquila.

Tegucigalpa, 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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,879,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Benito Rene to buy tires, shock absorbers, an oil change, bearings and cables for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013