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Juan Antonio
Juan, 44, is married and has five children; he lives in the municipality of Potrerillos, Cortes. He has his own source of income; he’s worked making clothes like t-shirts, pants, sweatshirts and others he’s requested for 22 years. Juan decided to ask for a 21,000 Lempira loan to stock up on raw materials like an assortment of fabrics, thread, needles and other clothes-making supplies. This loan will help him be prepared with supplies to meet Christmas demand. His goal is to make the business grow with more customers and that his family has what’s needed: health, education, clothing and food.
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Juan, tiene 44 años de edad, casado, tiene 5 hijos y vive en el municipio de Potrerillos, Cortes. El tiene su propia fuente de ingresos desde hace 22 años se dedica a la confección de ropa como camisetas, pantalones, buzos y otra ropa que le solicitan. Juan decidió solicitar un préstamo por 21,000 Lempiras con el cual se va abastecer de materia prima como variedad de telas, hilos, agujas y otros materiales para la confección de prendas de vestir. Este préstamo le va ayudar a estar preparado con materiales para la demanda que tiene en esta temporada navideña. Sus metas es hacer crecer el negocio con mayor clientela y que su familia tenga lo necesario, salud, educación vestuario y alimentación.

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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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,200,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Juan Antonio to buy fabric, thread, needles and other sewing supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2012
Nov 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013