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Salvador, age 42, is married and has three children. He lives in a village in the San Francisco municipality in Atlántida.

Salvador has been selling fruit and vegetables for five years. He sells potatoes, tomatoes, chilies, onions, beets, bananas, and cabbage, etc. He sells in an itinerant manner, and he has a setup at his house where he sells his product.

He has requested his eighth loan from ODEF. The loan is for 25,000 lempiras, and he will buy a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. He will do this to stock up and to increase sales.

His goal is to establish the business in another spot and to build a stall to sell his products.
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Salvador tiene 42 años de edad, es casado, tiene tres hijos, y vive en una aldea del municipio de San Francisco, Atlántida.
Salvador lleva 5 años de dedicarse a la venta de frutas y verduras. Vende papas, tomate, chiles, cebollas, remolachas, bananos, repollo etc. Las ventas las realiza de manera ambulante, y en su casa tiene una galera donde vende su producto. Ha solicitado el octavo préstamo a ODEF el cual es por 25,000 Lempiras con el fin de comprar variedad de verduras y frutas de temporada para surtir y aumentar las ventas. Su meta es establecer el negocio en otro lugar y hacer una caseta para la venta de sus productos.

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
  • 29
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Salvador to buy fruit and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 30, 2013
Feb 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2014