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Mr. Pablo, 44, is married and has one dependent child. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo in the southern part of Honduras. He has his own home and devotes himself to selling sporting goods which he has done for 16 years. He also sells men's clothing, work shoes and children's shoes. His customers prefer him on account of the variety of footwear and other items he offers.

Don Pablo is a hardworking man with a strong desire to get ahead. He is seeking the loan to purchase sports shoes, tennis shoes, T-shirts and shorts. He has a number of orders from customers who belong to a soccer club in the community. He is seeking the loan in the amount of 10,000 lempiras as working capital since the Christmas season is approaching and he wishes to stock up his business and so make good earnings.

Don Pablo hopes to use the loan to get ahead and improve his and his family's quality of life. His dream is to improve his business.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - November 2012.
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El señor Pablo de 44 años de edad, es casado tiene 01 hijo que dependen de él, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia, y se dedica desde hace 16 años al negocio de venta de ropa deportiva e implementos, también vende ropa de caballero, zapatos de trabajo y zapato juvenil, sus clientes le prefieren por su variedad de calzado y más.
Don Pablo es un hombre trabajador y con muchas ganas de salir adelante. Esta solicitando el préstamo para la compra de zapatos deportivos, tenis, camisas y calzonetas, tiene varios pedidos de sus clientes que pertenecen a un equipo de fútbol de su comunidad, está solicitando el préstamo por la cantidad de 10,000.00 lempiras para capital de trabajo ya que se acerca la época de navidad y desea surtir mas su negocio y por ende tener buenas ganancias.
Don Pablo con el apoyo del préstamo espera salir adelante y mejorar un poco su calidad de vida y la de su familia.
Don Pablo su sueño es mejorar su negocio.

San Lorenzo, 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
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Pablo to purchase sports shoes, tennis shoes, T-shirts and shorts for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 28, 2012
Jan 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013