Microcredit for Honduras





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Project Description

Region: Central America

Country: Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa

Total Budget: $36,000

Area of Focus: Community economic development

To train, provide technical advice and seed capital to 60 families in Tegucigalpa, reducing poverty (70% of population) and unemployment levels (30%) in Honduras, preventing immigration mostly to USA and Spain. (1.2 million Hondurans live in the US and 250,000 in Spain. Around 60% of the businesses in Honduras are informal and have no access to credit, most of them survival type of micro businesses.

Primary Host Partner

District: 4250

Rotary Club of: Real de Minas-Tegucigalpa

Primary Contact: Julio Villalta

Email: juliovillalta@hotmail.com

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Project Status

Need $34,280
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Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

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Real de Minas-Tegucigalpa (4250)





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