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Jose Rafael
Jose is 55 years old and single. He lives with his children in a suburban neighborhood in San Pedro Sula. He has always been a merchant, and 15 years ago he managed to get his own sales stand, which he rents, at a city market. He sells fruit like watermelons, tangerines, and he mainly sells pineapples. He buys the fruit wholesale directly from the producer, and he sells it for retail at the market.

Jose has decided to request this loan for 20,000 lempiras in order to stock up on pineapples to sell. He already has his fixed customers with his business. This loan will help him to always have the product and to get income to support his family. His goal is to manage to have his own place in order to improve the business.
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El Sr. Jose, tiene 55 años de edad, está soltero vive con sus hijos en una Colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. El siempre se ha dedicado al comercio, hace 15 años logro conseguir un puesto de venta en un mercado de la Ciudad en donde alquila. Vende frutas como sandias, mandarinas y principalmente piña. El compra las frutas al por mayor directamente del productor y las vende al detalle en el mercado. Don Jose ha decidido solicitar este préstamo que es por 20,000 Lempiras para abastecerse de fruta de piña para la venta. El ya tiene sus clientes fijos con su negocio y este préstamo le ayudara mantener siempre producto y obtener ganancias para la manutención de su familia. Tiene como meta lograr tener un local propio para mejorar el negocio.

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 Honduras

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,148,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Jose Rafael to buy pineapples to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 26, 2012
Listed
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013