Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Santos Francisco
Santos Francisco, 35, is married and has six children who are 15, 13, 11, 9 and 7 years old and one that is 5 months old. He lives in the village of San Pedro, Intibucá. Santos has spent his entire life farming but for the last three years has been farming his own plot of potatoes and another parcel of strawberries. What he produces he sells in the local market.

He’s asking for a 20000 Lempira loan to buy fertilizer and farm supplies to provide better technical assistance to his crops attaining pest control so that he can produce a better harvest. All of this effort and dedication is in order to earn income to cover education and food costs for his children and to provide his family with a better standard of living.
View original language description ↓
Santos Francisco, tiene 35 años de edad, es casado, tiene 6 hijos de 15, 13, 11,9 y 7 año y uno de 5 meses de edad, vive en la aldea San Pedro, Intibucá.
Santos toda su vida se ha dedicado a la agricultura, pero hace 3 años esta cultivando una parcela propia de papas y otra parcela de fresas, la producción que saca la distribuye en el mercado local.
Esta solicitando 20,000 lempiras para invertirlo en fertilizante e insumos y para darle una mejor asistencia técnica al cultivo, logrando así controlar las plagas para sacar una buena cosecha.
Todo este esfuerzo y dedicación es para obtener ingresos que cubran gastos de educación y alimentación de sus hijos, y poder darle un mejor nivel de vida su familia.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 95
    View loans »
    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,676,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Santos Francisco to buy farm supplies and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 11, 2012
Listed
Jan 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013