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Marco Tulio
Marco Tulio, 58, is married, has a son and lives with his family in a village in the town of Choloma, Cortes.

Marco has always worked in agriculture and masonry. He is a very hardworking person. Two years ago, he started a business raising and selling pigs to generate a better income. He sells the pigs to intermediaries, which is very profitable.

He has kept the business going thanks to the financial aid facilitated by ODEF. He is currently applying for another loan of 5000 lempiras to purchase food for the pigs. This investment will help him sell at the best price for a better income. Marco's dream is to establish a more productive pig farm and to provide better living conditions for his family.
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Don Marco Tulio tiene 58 años de edad, es casado, tiene un hijo y vive con su familia en una aldea de la ciudad de Choloma, Cortes.
Don Marco siempre se ha dedicado a la actividad en trabajos de agricultura y albañileria. El es una persona muy trabajadora. hace 2 años implemento otra actividad productiva que le generara mejores ingreso, un negocio de cria y venta de cerdos, los cuales los comercializa a intermediarios y la paga es muy rentable.Este negocio lo ha mantenido activo gracias a la ayuda financiera que Odef le ha facilitado.Actualmente esta solicitando otro prestamo de 5000 lempiras para compra de alimento para los cerdos,esta inversion le ayudara a vender a mejor precio y sus ingresos seran mejores.El sueño de Don Marco es llegar a establecer una granja porqueriza de mayor productividad y mejorar las condiciones de vida para su familia.

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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,816,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Marco Tulio to buy food for pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 14, 2013
Listed
Apr 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014