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This gentleman, Ángel, is married with three dependent children. They live in their own home in downtown Tegucigalpa in Honduras, and for eight years he has had his business producing and selling construction bricks and blocks. Most of Ángel's clients are hardware stores and individuals who pass through his workshop.

Ángel is requesting this loan to enable him to purchase gutters, roofing sheets, screws, paint, electrode boxes etc., to install a roof for his business as the winter season is difficult due to high rainfall. Ángel hopes that this investment will help improve the quality of life for himself and his family.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras - May 2013.
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El señor Ángel es casado, tiene 3 hijos que dependen de él, tiene casa propia y vive en Tegucigalpa en centro de Honduras, se dedica desde hace 8 años a la elaboración y venta de ladrillos y bloques.
Don Ángel la mayoría de sus clientes son ferreterías y personas particulares que transitan por su negocio.
Don Ángel está solicitando el préstamo para la compra de canaletas, laminas, tornillos, pintura, caja de electrodos, etc. para instalar un techo en su negocio ya que en esta temporada de invierno se le dificulta por que se le mete el agua.
Don Ángel espera que esta inversión le ayude a mejorar su calidad de vida y la de su familia.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras – Mayo 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
  • 38
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,972,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Angel to purchase gutters, roofing sheets, screws, paint, electrode boxes etc for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2013
Jun 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014