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Santos Leopoldo
Santos, 61, is married, has 2 children and lives in the municipality of Esparta, San Juan Pueblo. Santos has many years of experience working in agriculture. For 20 years he's been cultivating African palm from which he extracts oil, he also has a citrus fruit plantation of rambutan (closely related to the lychee), he also cultivates pineapple, corn, cane, coconuts and yucca. What he produces is distributed to intermediaries and the pay is feasible. All of his efforts and dedication are so he can generate the income he needs to cover the household expenses. He's requesting a loan of 10,000 lempiras to buy fertilizer for his African palm and rambutan tree, so he can provide technical assistance to his crop by controlling the plagues. His goals are to continue working and generating a higher income to ensure the well-being of his family.
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Don Santos tiene 61 años de edad, es casado, tiene 2 hijos y vive en el Municipio de Esparta, San Juan Pueblo.
Don Santos tiene muchos años de experiencia en la agricultura. Hace 20 años esta cultivando palma africana de donde se extrae el aceite, también tiene una plantación de frutas cítricas (rambután), piña, maíz, caña, cocos y yuca. La producción que saca la distribuye a intermediarios y la paga es rentable. Todo el esfuerzo y dedicación es para obtener los ingresos que cubran los gastos del hogar.
Esta solicitando un préstamo de 10,000 lempiras para comprar fertilizante para el l cultivo de la palma africana y de la fruta (rambután). Y darle una mejor asistencia técnica, logrando así el control de plagas.
Sus metas es seguir trabajando y obtener mejores ganancias para darle bienestar a su familia.

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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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,002,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Santos Leopoldo buy fertilizer to assist the growth of his Africa palm and rambutan plantations in order to sell the produce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 22, 2013
Listed
Apr 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014