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Norberto
Norberto is 47 years old and lives in the subdivision of Zona Periférica in the city of San Pedro Sula with his partner and their three children.


Sr. Norberto earns his living by selling all types of fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, chili peppers, cabbage, melons, mangoes, bananas, onions, and other items. He has been this business for eight years and is able to generate necessary income for his household. His sales are conducted as a street merchant by parking his cart every day within close proximity of the local market.


Norberto is working with ODEF for the first time and is requesting a loan of 3,000 HNL so that he can restock with fresh products, such as seasonal fruits and all types of vegetables, to offer to his customers and increase sales. All of his efforts are geared toward improving his income so that he can provide his family with a better life.

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Norberto de 47 años de edad, vive en una colonia de la zona periférica de la ciudad de San Pedro Sula junto a su pareja y sus 3 hijos.
El señor Norberto se gana la vida vendiendo todo tipo de frutas y verduras entre ellas, tomate, chile, repollo, melones, mangos, bananos, cebolla etc. lleva 8 años de realizar esta actividad con la cual obtiene los ingresos necesarios para el hogar. Sus ventas las realiza de manera ambulante, estacionándose con su carreta en las aceras del mercado local todos los días.
Por primera vez con ODEF está solicitando un préstamo de 3,000.00 Lempiras con los cuales va surtir de productos frescos de frutas de la temporada y verduras de todo tipo para ofrecer a los clientes e incrementar las ventas. Todo su esfuerzo es para tener siempre mejores ingresos para darle una mejor vida a 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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,146,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Norberto to restock his business with fruits and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 16, 2012
Listed
May 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012