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Josue Gilberto
Josue is 22 years old and single. He lives with his aunt and uncle in the community of Yorito, which is in the Department of Yoro. His mother and siblings lives in another neighborhood nearby.


Josue is studying for a technical degree in agriculture and became excited about starting his own business. Through his own efforts, he was able to accomplish his goal. A year ago, he started buying young chickens to raise and fatten for eventual resale. He now has customers in his community and in the surrounding areas. His business is starting to grow. Josue has a salesperson who distributes the chickens by motorcycle. The birds are butchered and the meat is placed in a cooler before being sold to residents of the community.


At the moment, Josue is requesting a loan of 15,000 HNL to use as operating capital. He will buy food for the chickens, such as concentrated feed, as well as young chickens to raise so that he can keep his business in operation. His goal is to have a poultry farm with 1,000 chickens. He wants to involve his family so that they can help one another and expand his market.

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Josue, tiene 22 años de edad, es soltero, vive con sus tíos en la comunidad de Yorito, del departamento de Yoro, su madre y hermanos viven en otra aldea cercana.
Josue estudio una carrera técnica agrícola y empezó su motivación por establecer su propio negocio. Con sus propios esfuerzos lo logro. Hace un año el comenzó a comprar pollitos para cría y engorde para vender, ahora tiene clientes en su comunidad y a sus alrededores. Su negocio ha venido en crecimiento, cuenta con un vendedor quien distribuye el pollo en una motocicleta, el pollo lo destaza y la carne la pone en una hielera y sale a vender a los vecinos de la comunidad. Actualmente solicita un préstamo por 15,000.00 Lempiras para capital de trabajo, con el cual va comprar alimento como ser concentrado para el pollo y también más pollito para cría y mantener siempre el negocio en marcha. Su meta es llegar a tener una granja de pollos con Mil pollos y quiere involucrar a su familia para ayudarse mutuamente, y ampliar el mercado.

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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
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,804,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Josue Gilberto to buy young chickens and concentrated poultry feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2012
Listed
Jun 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013