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Jose Santos
Jose Santos is 38 years old and has been married for 14 years. He has five children (ages 9 months, 5, 7, 11, and 12 years). Three of them are in school. He lives in the neighborhood of Agua Sarca de San Jose, Lempira.


Sr. Jose has been growing coffee and basic crops (corn, beans, and bananas) for five years. His farm consists of one plot of land that he inherited from his father. This business is his source of income. At the moment, his coffee crop is generating good earnings. He works all day, every day.


The loan he is requesting will be used to better maintain his farm by clearing the land and applying herbicides so that he can achieve a good product and obtain good profits. With his income, Jose wants to see his children finish their studies.

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Jose santos, tiene, 38 años de edad, casado desde hace 14 años, tiene 5 hijos de 9 meses, 5, 7, 11 y 12 años de edad, tres de ellos están en la escuela, vive en una aldea Agua Sarca de San Jose, Lempira.
Este señor tiene 5 años de dedicarse al cultivo de café y cultivo de granos básicos como maíz, frijoles y plátano en una finca de 1 manzana de terreno que le heredo su padre. Esta actividad es su fuente de ingresos y actualmente la cosecha de café esta dejando buenas ganancias. Trabaja todos los días y todo el día.
El préstamo que ha solicitado es para darle un mejor mantenimiento a la finca en cuanto a limpieza y herbicidas, para sacar buen producto y obtener buenas ganancias. De esta fuente de ingresos va lograr que sus hijos terminen su estudio.

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
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,141,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jose Santos to pay the costs associated with clearing and maintaining his land.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 4, 2011
Listed
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 16, 2012