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Marcelino
Marcelino is 45 years old, single, and has seven children. He lives with his sister and one of his children in a neighborhood in the town of Esparta, Atlántida.


Marcelino has been earning his living as a fisherman for 10 years. He catches a variety of fish and sells them in the community. Marcelino has been a client of ODEF for eight loan cycles. His current loan is in the amount of 10,000 HNL and will be used to buy fishing equipment such as ropes, hooks, sinkers, and two used coolers. His goal is to become prepared to fish so that he can increase his business and generate good income for his family’s welfare.

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Marcelino, tiene 45 años de edad, es soltero, tiene 6 hijos pero vive solo con uno de ellos y su hermana, vive en una aldea del municipio de Esparta, Atlántida. El se gana la vida con la pesca desde hace 10 años, saca variedad de pescado y lo vende en la comunidad. Ha sido cliente de ODEF por 8 ciclos con el actual, el cual es por 10,000 Lempiras, este préstamo lo utilizara para comprar equipo de pesca como cordeles, ganchos, plomos y dos termos usados. Su propósito es estar preparado para la pesca, incrementar el negocio y obtener buenas ganancias para el bienestar familiar.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 20
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Marcelino to buy ropes, hooks, sinkers, and two used coolers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 22, 2013
Listed
May 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014