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Esteban
Esteban is 48 years old and single. He lives in San Luis, Comayagua. He has been making footwear since he was very young. He make children's shoes and school shoes, work shoes and dress shoes for men, and women's shoes.

He is very well known in his community and has had his workshop for approximately 20 years. He does quality work and has good demand. He has applied for four loans with OGF to maintain his working capital and offer good customer service.

The current loan is for 21,000 lempiras, and he will use it to buy materials such as leather, vinyl leather, shoe soles, glue, thread and other materials for making shoes, as in this Christmas season he has orders from his customers.

His goal is to try to build up his business so that he can move forward in life, and always have his source of income.
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El señor Esteban, tiene 48 años de edad, es soltero, vive en San Luis, Comayagua. Desde muy joven se ha dedicado a la elaboración de calzado, hace zapato para niño y colegial, para hombre hace zapato de trabajo y de vestir, y para damas. En su comunidad es muy conocido el lleva aproximadamente 20 años de tener el taller y su trabajo es de calidad y tiene buena demanda. A solicitado cuatro prestamos con ODEF para mantener capital de trabajo y brindar buen servicio al cliente. El préstamo actual es por 21,000 lempiras y lo invertirá en la compra de materia prima como cuero, cuerina, suela, pegamento, hilo y otros materiales para elaborar zapatos, ya que en esta temporada de navidad tiene pedidos de sus clientes. Su meta es tratar de levantar mas el negocio para seguir adelante y tener siempre su fuente de ingresos.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 90
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,676,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Esteban to buy materials for making footwear such as: shoe soles, vinyl leather, leather, glue and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 4, 2012
Listed
Dec 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2014