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Virginia
Virginia, 42, is single living with her parents in the municipality of Morazán, Yoro Department. She works doing domestic chores but in addition to this aiming at helping her parents economically she’s been working in agriculture, specifically growing corn to sell, for the last five years. She uses land that belongs to her parents to plant and grow the corn.

She’s asking for a 6,000 Lempira loan at present that she plans to use to buy supplies and to prepare the soil to plant two manzanas [Central American unit of land measurement] of corn. Virginia hopes to obtain a greater crop yield to increase income and contribute to family support.
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La Señora Virginia tiene 42 años de edad, es soltera, reside en compañía de sus padres en el municipio de Morazán, Departamento de Yoro.
Doña Virginia se dedica a oficios domésticos y además con fin de apoyar económicamente a sus padres hace 5 años que ella se dedica a la agricultura, específicamente a la producción de maíz para la venta.
Para la siembra y producción de maíz ella utiliza un terreno que es propiedad de sus padres.
Actualmente ha solicitado un préstamo por la cantidad de 6,000 Lempiras, los que piensa utilizar en la compra de insumos y preparación del suelo para la siembra de 2 manzanas de maíz.
Doña Virginia Espera obtener una mayor producción en la cosecha para aumentar sus ingresos y contribuir con el sustento familiar.

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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
  • 88
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Virginia to buy fertilizer and pay labor costs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 11, 2012
Listed
Oct 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013