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Cristian Noe
Cristian is 24 years old, married, and has one child. He and his family live in the town of Negrito Yoro.

For the past two years, Cristian has been growing watermelons and has achieved good results. Whatever he produces is sold at the local market. He is requesting his third loan from ODEF in the amount of 15,000 HNL. The proceeds will be invested in supplies, such as compost, so that he can improve his crop. He will also pay for labor.

Cristian’s goal is to increase his production so that his family can move forward and achieve a better quality of life.

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Cristian, tiene 24 años de edad, es casado, tiene un hijo y vive en el municipio del Negrito Yoro con su familia. Hace dos años que Cristian, se ha dedicado al cultivo de sandia y le ha dado buenos resultados. La producción la vende en el mercado local. Esta solicitando un tercer préstamo a ODEF, el cual es por 15,000 lempiras y los va invertir en la compra de insumos como abonos para mejorar el cultivo y para pago de mano de obra. Su objetivo es incrementar la producción para sacar adelante a su familia y darles mejor calidad de vida.

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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,927,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Cristian Noe to buy farming supplies for his watermelon crop and to pay for labor.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013