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Pedro
Pedro is 61 years old. He is single and has three children. He lives in a village near the town of Las Vegas in Santa Barbará.
Pedro has been working in agriculture all his life. For forty years he has been working the land, growing vegetables such as beetroot, broccoli and carrots. The community where Pedro lives is perfect for this type of crops. Pedro has a lot of experience growing these crops and he has successfully earned a good income to support his family with the business. He sells the products for a good price at the local market.
Pedro is applying for a loan of 15,000 Lempiras from Odef. He will use it to buy fertliser, to prepare the land for a good harvest and to increase his production.
Pedro's goal is to increase his crop yield and keep maintaining his land as necessary.
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Don Pedro tiene 61 años, es soltero, tiene 3 hijos, vive en una aldea del municipio de Las Vegas, Santa Barbará.
Don Pedro toda su vida se ha dedicado a los trabajos de la agricultura, hace 40 años el cultiva la tierra específicamente hortalizas, como remolacha, brócoli y zanahoria. La comunidad donde el vive es apta para este tipo de cultivos. Tiene una gran experiencia para el cultivo de estos productos, ha logrado con este negocio tener buenos ingresos para el sustento de su familia. Estos productos los comercializa en el mercado local a un buen precio.
Solicita un préstamo a Odef de 15,000 lempiras para compra de fertilizantes y preparación de la tierra para tener una buena cosecha y aumentar su producción.
La meta de Don Pedro es hacer crecer sus cultivos y seguir dando el mantenimiento necesario.

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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
  • 12
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,471,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Pedro to buy fertiliser, prepare the land and increase his crop yield.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 11, 2013
Listed
Mar 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014