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Elvin Porfirio
Elvin Porfirio F. M. is 29 years old, married, and has a six month old son. He lives in the town of La Union, which is two hours away from the city of Juticalpa. For the past three years he has managed a small business selling lubricants, accessories, and automobile parts. His business is open to customers from 7am until 9pm. He and his wife are responsible for managing the store.


Elvin will use this loan to expand his business by acquiring a wider variety of accessories and auto parts. Whenever his neighbors need these type of products, they no longer have to travel into the city.


Elvin dreams of providing better living conditions for his wife and son. In addition, he hopes to have his own storefront for his business.

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Elvin Porfirio F. M. tiene 29 años de edad, es casado y tiene 1 hijo de 6 meses. Reside en el pueblo La Union a dos horas de la Ciudad de Juticalpa. Desde hace tres años tiene un pequeño negocio de venta de lubricantes, accesorios y piezas de repuesto para carros. Su horario de atencion al cliente es desde las 7:00 am hasta las 9:00 pm, el y su esposa se encargan de atenderlo.

Con el prestamo Elvin surtira su negocio de una mas amplia y variada gama de accesorios y piezas para los carros, asi cuando los vecinos del pueblo necesiten comprar un accesorio o una pieza ya no sera necesario que estos se trasladen hasta la ciudad.

Su sueño es poder darle una mejor condicion de vida a su esposa e hijo y que el local donde opera sea propio.

Additional Information

About FAMA:

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with approximately 59% of people living below the poverty line. Familia y Medio Ambiente OPDF (FAMA OPDF) is a Honduran non-profit with no religious or political affiliation. FAMA’s mission is to provide quality and opportune financial services so that men and women have equal opportunities to develop their micro or small businesses, whether they focus on agriculture, manufacturing or services. FAMA operates 13 branches throughout Honduras and serves over 12,500 clients.

About Honduras

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,241,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Elvin Porfirio purchase auto parts, accessories, and lubricants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 13, 2010
Listed
Jul 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 29, 2011