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Luis Alberto
Luis Alberto, age 51, is married and has two children. He lives with his family in a rural community in the Tela municipality in the Atlántida department.

Luis has been engaged in his business of fattening pigs for five years. He previously worked as a day worker on African palm farms. He also buys and sells African palm in order to generate other income.

He has currently requested a loan for 13,000 lempiras. He will use the loan to buy pigs to fatten and fresh African palm fruit to sell.

He hopes to use his profits to improve his house. He will do this so that he and his family will be more comfortable.
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El señor Luis Alberto tiene 51 años de edad, tiene 2 hijos, está casado, reside junto a su familia en una comunidad rural del Municipio de Tela, Departamento de Atlántida.
Luis se dedica al negocio de engorde de cerdos desde hace 5 años, anteriormente se dedicaba a trabajar como jornalero en fincas de palma africana.
También para generar otros ingresos se dedica a la compra y venta de palma africana.

Actualmente ha solicitado un préstamo por la cantidad de 13,000 Lempiras los que piensa invertir en la compra de cerdos para engorde y compra de fruta fresca de palma africana para revender.

El espera invertir sus utilidades en mejorar su vivienda para tener una mayor comodidad junto a su familia.

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
  • 58
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,403,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Luis Alberto to buy pigs to fatten and fresh African palm fruit to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 19, 2013