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Jonatán is 38 years old, married, and has five children between the ages of 4 and 14. They live in the town of Tela, Atlántida.

For the past 10 years, Sr. Jonatán has managed a botanical shop where he sell herbs, natural medicines, aromatherapy candles, lotions, and other products. He previously sold his products as a street vendor, but he then got the opportunity to establish is own shop in a strategic location where many people visit. His sales have been quite favorable because he is able to satisfy the needs of his customers.

Jonatán is requesting a loan of 14,000 HNL so that he can buy a variety of herbs for producing medicines and other products to restock his business. With this investment, he will be able to provide his customers with better service and quality products. Later on he would like to buy a house, but his current priority is providing for his children's education.

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Jonatán tiene 38 años, es casado y tiene 5 hijos entre 14 y 4 años de edad, vive en el Municipio de Tela, Atlántida.
El señor Jonatán tiene hace 10 años un negocio de una Botánica donde vende hierbas, medicina natural, velas aromáticas, lociones etc. Antes el trabajaba de manera ambulante vendiendo sus productos, pero actualmente tuvo la oportunidad de establecer su propio local ubicado en un lugar estratégico de afluencia de personas, y por lo tanto sus ventas son muy favorables porque ha logrado satisfacer las necesidades de los clientes.
El solicita un préstamo de 14,000 lempiras para comprar variedad de hierbas para elaborar las medicinas y surtir la el negocio con otros productos. El con esta inversión quiere proporcionar a sus clientes un mejor servicio y calidad de producto.
Después de haber logrado comprar su casa, la prioridad que el tiene actualmente es darle el estudio a sus hijos.

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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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Jonatan to purchase herbs and other botanical products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2012
May 4, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013