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Carlos Antonio
Carlos, age 33, is married and has two children, ages 6 and 12. He lives in a village in Choloma, Cortes.

A year ago Carlos established his grocery store business. He sells basic needs products like rice, beans, flour, pastas, sugar, and soft drinks, etc. His wife helps him tend to the customers. Twice a week he works at a textile company where he gets extra income. The other days he devotes himself to the grocery store.

He is requesting a loan for 10,000 lempiras to buy food products like basic grains, sugar, and soft drinks, etc. He has had three previous loans, and they have helped him to increase sales.

His goal is to always keep his business stocked and to have products available for the customers.
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El señor Carlos, de 33 años de edad, está casado y tiene dos hijos de 6 y 12 años de edad con su esposa y vive en una aldea de Choloma, Cortes.
Carlos, hace un año que estableció un negocio de una pulpería, donde vende productos de consumo diario, como ser arroz, frijoles, harina, pastas, azúcar, refrescos, etc. Para atender a los clientes le ayuda su esposa, el trabaja en una textilera dos veces por semana de donde obtiene otros ingresos y los otros días le dedica a la pulpería.
El préstamo que solicita es de 10,000.00 y lo va invertir en la compra de productos alimenticios como granos básicos, azúcar, refrescos etc. Ha obtenido tres préstamos anteriores los que le han ayudado a incrementar las ventas.
Su meta es mantener siempre surtido el negocio para tener producto disponible para los clientes.

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
  • $8,349,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Carlos Antonio to stock his business with products like basic grains, sugar, and soft drinks, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 25, 2012
Listed
Mar 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2012