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Jorge Alberto
Jorge is 20 years old and lives in the community of Arenales in the eastern part of Honduras. He lives with his life partner and is father to a one year old child. His work involves buying and selling chía, which is a seed used in fresh fruit and energy drinks. He has more than two years of experience in this field and he has good customers and is improving his income in order to cover his household expenses and his financial commitments.

Jorge's dream is to improve his living conditions and to offer economic stability in the future to his whole family. With the help that he will receive from the loan he will purchase chía seeds for his business. In this way he will work on achieving his dreams and thus benefit from the support that Prisma of Honduras is offering together with Kiva.
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El Joven Jorge tiene 20 años de edad, habita en la comunidad de Arenales en el Oriente de Honduras convive con su compañera de hogar es padre de 1 hijo su actividad es la compra venta de Chía. El cuenta con más de 2 años de dedicarse a este tipo de actividad tiene una buena clientela y está solicitando el crédito para la compra más producto de chía y así tener un muy buen surtido para satisfacer la demanda de su clientela lo que le permitirá mejorar sus ingresos para cubrir los gastos familiares y compromisos financieros
Jorge su sueños es mejorar las condiciones de vida y tener una estabilidad económica en el futuro de el y toda su familia, con el apoyo que reciba del préstamo le contribuirá a lograr sus sueños y así sentir el apoyo que Prisma de Honduras le estaría dando junta a Kiva.

Trojes, Honduras Abril 2014

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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,870,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Jorge Alberto to purchase Chia for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2014
Jun 6, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2015