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Francisco is an enterprising and honest person who lives with his wife and their 4 children in southern Honduras. His business is making basic grains.

Francisco hopes to use this loan to buy solar energy equipment because in his community where he lives, there aren't any electricity services. With this investment, he hopes to improve his quality of life a little through being able to do many things that he couldn't do before.

Francisco hopes that in a few years he can improve his life and financial situation and continue to support his children so that they can become good people with better opportunities in life.
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El señor Francisco es una persona emprendedora y honesta, vive con su esposa y sus 4 hijos en el sur de Honduras. Su negocio es la producción de granos básicos.
Don Francisco con el préstamo espera comprar la planta solar porque en la comunidad donde vive no hay servicio de energía eléctrica y con esta inversión espera mejorar un poco su calidad de vida al poder realizar muchas más actividades que antes no podía.
Don en unos años espera que su vida y situación económica mejore y poder seguir apoyando a sus hijos y se conviertan en personas de bien y con mejores oportunidades en la vida.

Choluteca, Honduras – Marzo del 2013

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More information about this loan

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

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
  • $9,870,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Francisco buy solar energy equipment for his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014