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Santos
Santos, age 34, has been married for ten years. He has two children, ages nine and two. One of them goes to school. He lives in the village of San Juan de la Lima, Cortes.

Four years ago Santos established a store where he sells grocery products like basic grains such as beans, rice, dairy products, meat, oil, medicine, and soft drinks, etc. He started this business selling meat and condiments. However, his customers requested other products, and he stocked them with his own funds. His wife helps him take care of his customers every day.

This is the first loan that he has requested. It is to better stock the business with grocery products, basic grains, dairy products, soft drinks, and others. His goal is to keep his business stocked in order to increase sales. He will use the income to expand his house to better place his business and to come to have a small grocery store.
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Santos de 34 años, tiene 10 años de casado con dos hijos de 9 y 2 años de edad, uno de ellos estudia en la escuela, vive en aldea San Juan de la Lima, Cortes.
Santos tiene cuatro años de haber establecido una pulpería donde vende productos de abarrotería, granos básicos como frijoles, arroz, lácteos, carnes, aceite, medicinas, refrescos etc. este negocio lo inicio vendiendo carnes y condimentos, pero los clientes demandaban de otros productos y con fondos propios lo surtió. Para atender a sus clientes le ayuda su esposa todos los días. Este préstamo es el primero que solicita y es para surtir más el negocio en productos de abarrotería, granos básicos, lácteos, refrescos y otros. Su meta es mantener surtido para incrementar las ventas, con las ganancias va ampliar su vivienda para ubicar mejor el negocio y llegar a tener una bodega pequeña de productos de abarrotería.

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
  • 20
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,201,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Santos to stock the business with grocery products, basic grains, dairy products, and soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 15, 2011
Listed
Jan 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012