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Maria Lucinda
María Lucinda is 53 years old and has three children who are 18, 22 and 25 years old. She lives in a village in Rosario Comayagua. Her husband's a farmer.

Lucinda works alongside her husband. For the last 30 years she's been farming basic grains like corn, beans and coffee. She has a manzana [Central American unit of land measurement] of farmland in production. She sells her crops in the local marketplace and has a customer that comes directly to her house to buy.

This is the first loan she's requested and will use it to buy manure and fertilizer to care for her crops and obtain a better harvest. With her profits she wants to finish building her house and get some other things she needs.
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María Lucinda, tiene 53 años de edad, con 3 hijos de 18, 22 y 25 años de edad, vive en una aldea del Rosario Comayagua. Su esposo se dedica a la agricultura.

Doña Lucinda trabaja junto con su esposo, desde hace 30 años se dedica al cultivo de granos básicos como de maíz, frijoles y café. Tiene una manzana de terreno cultivada. Esta producción la vende en el mercado local y tiene un cliente que se lo compra directamente a su casa.

Este préstamo es el primero que solicita y lo va a invertir en compra de abono y fertilizantes para darle mantenimiento a sus cultivos y lograr una mejor cosecha.
Con sus ganancias quiere terminar de construir su vivienda y otras cosas que necesita.

Additional Information

About Organización de Desarrollo Empresarial Femenino Financiera, S.A.

This loan is administered by Organización de Desarrollo Empresarial Femenino Financiera, S.A. (ODEF), a Kiva Field Partner in Honduras. A leader in the microfinance sector since 1985, ODEF strives to combat poverty by offering a wide array of financial services to low-income men and women. The organization works with its parent NGO, ODEF OPD, to provide training and technical assistance to impoverished microentrepreneurs. By incorporating the entire family unit in this process, ODEF OPD aims to improve the standard of living through the creation of profitable enterprises. Visit ODEF’s partner page for more information.

About Honduras

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 47
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,998,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Maria Lucinda to buy manure and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 14, 2011
Listed
Nov 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012