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Jesus Saul
Jesús, age 31, is single and lives with his parents in a neighborhood in the town of Gracias, Lempira. He has been in the transportation service sector for five years. Jesús started working with a rented motorcycle taxi so that he could transport people across the city. Now he has a motorcycle taxi of his own. Jesús has been able to generate more income with the help of the loans he acquired from ODEF.


He is requesting his third loan in the amount of 21,000 HNL and the money will be used to replace the damaged roof of his home. Jesús will replace the wood and the metal sheets. The profits he generates from his business will be used to repay this loan. Jesús has aspirations to keep working so that he can continue his studies and purchase another motorcycle taxi to help him increase his income and improve his quality of life.

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Jesús, tiene 31 años de edad, es soltero y vive con sus padres en una aldea del municipio de Gracias, Lempira. Jesús se ha dedicado al servicio de transporte desde hace 5 años, comenzó trabajando con una moto taxi que alquilo para transportar personas dentro de la ciudad. Ahora ya tiene su propia moto taxi, la que le genera más ingresos, esta la adquirió mediante préstamos con ODEF. Actualmente está solicitando ya el tercer préstamo que es por 21,000 Lempiras, el cual lo utilizara para cambiar el techo de su vivienda que está muy dañado, va cambiar madera y láminas. Con las ganancias obtenidas de su negocio cubrirá el pago del préstamo. Tiene como metas seguir trabajando para continuar sus estudios y comprar otra moto taxi para aumentar los ingresos y mejorar su calidad de vida.

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 Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Honduras

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,352,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Jesus Saul to buy wood and metal sheets so that he can repair the roof of his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 19, 2012
Listed
Oct 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 27, 2013