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Gregorio
Don Gregorio is 72 years old, married, and has seven children who are grown. Five of them live abroad. He lives with his wife in the neighborhood of La Cruz, Morazán, Yoro.


Don Gregorio raises livestock, specifically dairy cattle. This activity has been his source of income for the past 55 years. He started out with three heads of cattle that he inherited from his father and began working in order to earn money. Gregorio achieved good earnings, which allowed him to invest in the purchase of more cattle so that he could increase production. The milk is sold by the liter in the neighboring communities. His business has been very profitable because the income is constant. With much effort and dedication, he continues to work eight hours a day.


Don Gregorio is requesting a loan of 21,000 HNL to invest in the purchase of a head of cattle so that he can continue increasing his milk production. His plan is to grow his livestock business even more.

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Don Gregorio tiene 72 años, es casado, tiene 7 hijos los cuales todos son mayores de edad y 5 de ellos viven en el extranjero, el vive junto con su esposa en la Aldea La Cruz, Morazán, Yoro.
Don Gregorio se dedica a la ganadería específicamente la producción de leche. Esta actividad ha sido su fuente de ingreso desde hace 55 años. Inicio con 3 reses que le heredero su padre, empezó a trabajar y ha generar dinero. logrando buenas ganancias, que la han permitido invertir en la compra de más cabezas de reses para aumentar la producción. La leche la vende en litros a las comunidades vecinas. Este negocio le ha sido muy rentable porque los ingresos son constantes. Y con mucho trabajo y dedicación ha logrado mantenerlo dedicándole 8 horas diarias.
Don Gregorio ha solicitado un préstamo de 21,000 lempiras el cual invertirá en la compra de una cabeza de res para seguir aumentando la producción de leche.
Su plan es crecer más en el negocio de la ganadería.

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
  • 72
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,631,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Gregorio to buy a head of dairy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2012
Listed
Mar 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 15, 2013