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Jose Isamir
José is 28 years old and lives in the southern area of Honduras. He lives with his children and his wife, who helps him in his business. He has a small general store, work that he has been doing for four years in the community where he lives. José's business is located at a very strategic location because it is on the Pan-American highway and this makes it much visited. He has customers that he has been serving for a long time, providing them his products.

José needs the loan for the purchase of corn, beans, cold cuts, chicken, beef, soft drinks, rice, sugar, etc. The expected impact of the loan is that his business will grow, as he will buy many more products. José hopes to satisfy the needs of each one of his customers, who visit him daily. Due to the quality of his products he has a great deal of demand.

José's plans for the future are to continue growing his business and generating better income so that he can have a better quality of life, both for himself and his family.

Choluteca, Honduras - April 2013.
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El señor José tiene 28 años, vive en la zona sur de Honduras, junto con el vive sus hijos y su esposa quien le apoya en su actividad comercial. su negocio es pulpería, trabajo que realiza desde hace 4 años en su comunidad donde vive.
Don José su negocio se encuentra en punto muy estratégico, porque esta por la calle panamericana y esto hace que sea muy visitado, tiene clientes con los cuales trabaja desde hace mucho tiempo brindándoles su producto.
Don José el crédito lo necesita para la compra de maíz, frijoles, embutidos, carne de pollo, res, refrescos, arroz, azúcar etc. El impacto esperado con el crédito, es que su negocio crezca, ya que comprara mucha más producto.
Don José espera satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus clientes los cuales los cuales le visitan a diario por la calidad de sus productos tiene mucha demanda.
Don Jose sus planes a futuro es seguir creciendo en su negocio propio y generarse mejores ingresos para tener una mejor calidad de vida tanto para el y su familia.

Choluteca, Honduras - Abril 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
  • 43
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,371,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Jose Isamir to buy corn, beans, cold cuts, chicken, beef, soft drinks, rice, sugar, etc. for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 6, 2013
May 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2014