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Ana Luz
Ana Luz, 43, lives in Olanchito, Yoro, with her four children and her husband. Two years ago she started raising pigs to sell. She used to have a grocery store but she noticed that this business is more profitable. Now she wants to make the business grow by increasing the number of animals.

She has asked ODEF for several loans to stay in business. She is currently requesting 10,000 lempiras which is the fifth loan granted that she will use to buy more pigs to raise and sell and also to buy feed like concentrate for them. She expects to increase the number of animals in order to earn higher profits since her goal is to move her family forward so that they will have a better life.
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La señora Ana Luz, de 43 años de edad, vive en Olanchito, Yoro, junto a sus 4 hijos y su esposo. Ella hace dos años y medio que decidió dedicarse al negocio de cría y venta de cerdos. Anteriormente tenía una pulpería y miro que este negocio es más rentable. Ahora quiere hacer crecer el negocio aumentando la cantidad de animales. Ha solicitado varios préstamos a ODEF para mantener el negocio. Actualmente el que solicita de 10,000 Lempiras es el quinto préstamo otorgado con el cual va comprar más cerdos para cría y venta y también su alimentación como el concentrado. Espera incrementar la cantidad de animales y poder recibir más ganancias, ya que su meta es sacar adelante a su familia y que tenga una vida mejor.

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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
  • 115
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Ana Luz to buy pigs and feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 16, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013