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Jose Bertilio
Don José is 60 years old, married, and has one daughter and lives in the municipality of Las Vegas, Santa Bárbara. He has been working in agriculture for about 30 years and he grows coffee and bananas which he sells in the community. He has had 3 loans for assistance with his crops. The loan that he is requesting is for $775 and he will use if for fertilizers and for clearing the land so he can get a better harvest. His goal is to increase his crops by farming other land that he has.
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Don José, tiene 60 años, es casado, tiene una hija y vive en el municipio de las Vegas, Santa Bárbara. Lleva aproximadamente 30 años de dedicarse a la agricultura donde cultiva café y banano dicha producción se vende en la comunidad. Ha solicitado tres préstamos con el actual para asistencia a sus cultivos. El préstamo que solicita es por 15,000 lempiras y los invertirá en fertilizantes y limpieza de los cultivos para lograr una mejor cosecha. Su meta es ampliar los cultivos en otro terreno que tiene.

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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
  • 78
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Jose Bertilio to buy fertilizers and and pay for clearing land for his coffee and banana crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 13, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014