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Pastor Dario
Don Pastor is 58 years old, married, and has two children. He lives with his family in San Pedro Sula.

Pastor acquired his experience as a chef by working at one of the hotels in the city. Three years ago, he established his own business where he sells food. The business is located in his home and he attends to his customers in the afternoons and evenings. Pastor sells chops and grilled meats. He has obtained several loans from ODEF in order to maintain his business.

Pastor is currently requesting his seventh loan so that he can buy necessary supplies in bulk, which will help him save on his expenses. He will also buy zinc sheets so that he can repair the roof of his house. His plan for the future is to have a remodeled house.

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Don Pastor, tiene 58 años de edad, es casado, tiene dos hijos, vive en San Pedro Sula con su familia. El tiene experiencia como chef la cual adquirió cuando trabajaba en uno de los hoteles de la ciudad, ahora ya tiene 3 años de haber establecido su propio negocio de venta de comida. El negocio lo tiene en su casa y atiende a sus clientes por la tarde y noche. Vende chuletas y carne a la plancha. Ha obtenido varios préstamos en ODEF para mantener su negocio. Actualmente solicita el séptimo préstamo para comprar los insumos necesarios al por mayor y ahorrarse gastos por compras y va comprar unas laminas de zinc para arreglar el techo de su casa. Su plan a futuro es tener su casa remodelada.

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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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,191,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Pastor Dario to buy supplies in bulk for preparing his dishes and to acquire zinc sheets for repairing the roof of his house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 9, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013