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Alex Franklin
Alex Franklin M. A. is 35 years old. He is married and has three children. He lives with his family in the community of La Villa en Francisco Morazan. Alex began to raise livestock three years ago, and his father taught him how to do the work. Twice a week he slaughters two cows and sells the meat to buyers who have butcher's shops. He needs the loan to buy three young bulls and thus increase his herd. With the help of this loan, he will be able to offer his customers more meat. His challenge is to keep his livestock healthy and safe, because this is what allows him to maintain himself economically. His goal is to become the biggest cattle owner in his community and thus be able to give his wife and children better living conditions. This is his first loan with FAMA.
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Alex Franklin M. A. tiene 35 años de edad, es casado, tiene tres hijos, y junto a su familia reside en la comunidad de La Villa en Francisco Morazan. Alex empezo con la cria de ganado desde hace tres años y su padre le enseño a trabajar. Dos veces a la semana èl destaza dos vacas y vende la carne a compradores que tienen carnicerias. El prestamo lo necesita para comprar 3 novillos y asi incrementar su inventario de ganado. Con el apoyo de este prestamo podra ofrecer a sus clientes mas carnes. Su desafio es mantener su ganado sano y seguro porque es lo que le permite sostener economicamente. Su meta es convertirse en el mayor ganadero de su comunidad y asi poder darle una mejor condicion de vida a su esposa e hijos. Es su primer ciclo en FAMA.

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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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Alex Franklin buy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2010
Jan 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012