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Rene Alejandro
René, age 52, has been married for 25 years. His wife works in a factory. He has a 16 year old child who goes to school. He lives in Puerto Cortes.

René previously worked as a security guard for a private company. When he was left without a job he saw the need to have an income that would help him pay for the household expenses. That is when he received the award of benefits from his previous job.

He decided to establish a grocery store business. He started it three years ago. He sells basic products like flour, sugar, lard, rice, beans, grocery products, and soft drinks, etc. His motivation is to give his child the education that he needs. This makes him dedicate his day to his business.

He will use the requested 17, 000 lempiras to increase his inventory. He will stock more basic needs products like beans, rice, flour, lard, instant corn dough, sugar, and salt, etc. in order to offer a variety of products. His plan is to continue prospering in the business.
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René tiene 52 años de edad, esta casado hace 25 años y su esposa trabaja en una maquila, tiene un hijo de 16 años de edad el cual esta estudiando, vive en Puerto Cortes.
El Sr. René se desempeñaba anteriormente como guardia de seguridad de una Empresa Privada, pero al quedarse sin empleo se vio en la necesidad de tener un ingreso que le ayudara a solventar los gastos del hogar. Fue entonces que cuando recibió la liquidación de las prestaciones del trabajo anterior, decidió establecer un negocio de Pulpería. Lo inicio hace 3 años y vende granos básicos como harina, azúcar, manteca, arroz, frijoles, productos de abarrotes, refrescos etc. Su motivación por darle a sus hijo la educación necesaria hace que el dedique todo el día a su negocio.
Con el préstamo que solicitó de 17,000 lempiras piensa incrementar su inventario surtiendo de mas productos de la canasta básica como frijoles, arroz, harina, manteca, maseca, azúcar, sal etc. Para poder ofrecer variedad de producto.
Su plan es seguir prosperando en el negocio.

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
  • 23
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,480,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $900 helped Rene Alejandro to buy beans, rice, flour, lard, instant corn dough, sugar, and salt, etc. to stock his store.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 13, 2012
Listed
Apr 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
May 9, 2012