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Faustino is 61 years old. He lives with his wife. He does not have any dependent children. He lives in the community of San Lorenzo, a valley in southern Honduras. He has his own home and for 11 years has been selling groceries, soft drinks and vegetables. He also sells pork. Faustino also works in construction. He rents apartments. His customers are his friends, neighbors and passersby on the road that leads towards the hospital. It is a good area where he has his business. Faustino has good customers. He is a good worker and forward looking. His desire is to improve. He is requesting the loan to buy soft drinks, coffee, bread, rice, sugar, lard, beans, cheese, butter, potatoes, yucca and onions. With the support of this loan, he hopes that his income and business improve a little. His dream is to construct more rooms to rent. San Lorenzo, Honduras - March 2013.
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El señor Faustino de 61 años de edad, vive con su esposa, no tiene hijos que dependen de él, vive en la comunidad de San Lorenzo, valle al sur de Honduras, tiene casa propia y se dedica desde hace 11 años a la venta de abarrotería, frescos y verduras, también vende carne de cerdo.
Don Faustino también se dedica a la construcción, tiene apartamentos de alquiler , sus clientes son los amigos, vecinos y personas que transitan por la carretera que lleva hacia el hospital, es una buena zona en donde tiene el negocio.
Don Faustino tiene buena clientela, es bien trabajador y futurista y su deseo es mejorar, está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de frescos, café, pan , arroz, azúcar, manteca, frijoles, queso, mantequilla, papas, yuca y cebollas con el apoyo de este crédito el espera que sus ingresos y su negocio mejoren un poco, su sueño es construir más cuartos para alquiler.

San Lorenzo, Honduras - Marzo del 2013

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,381,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Faustino to buy soft drinks, coffee, bread, rice, sugar, lard, beans, cheese, butter, potatoes, yucca and onions for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013