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Santiago
Santiago, 40, is married and has 4 children. He lives with his family in a town in the municipality of Lempira. Santiago has been cultivating his own coffee crops for 14 years. He produces wet-processed and dry-processed parchment (un-hulled) coffee, which he sells in the local market. He is requesting his 4th loan from ODEF for 25,000 Honduran lempiras, which he will use to buy chemical and organic fertilizers to maintain his coffee crops and increase his coffee farm's production. This way he can increase his household income each year. His goal is to provide his children with an education.
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Santiago, tiene 40 años de edad, es casado, tiene 4 hijos y vive en una aldea del municipio de Lempira junto a su familia. El lleva 14 años de dedicarse a su propio cultivo de café. Produce café pergamino húmedo y seco y lo vende en el mercado local. El préstamo que solicita es el cuarto ciclo y es por 25,000 Lempiras con el cual va comprar fertilizantes y abonos para darle mantenimiento a la finca de café y mejorar la producción y los ingresos familiares cada año. Su meta es que sus hijos estudien.

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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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,352,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Santiago to buy fertilizers and supplies for his coffee farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 27, 2013
Listed
Mar 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014