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Jorge is 33 years old and single. He has two children. He lives in the city of Quimistán in Santa Bárbara with his children and a sister. He has worked always in agriculture but a year ago, he decided to earn a regular income. He set up a grocery business where he sells soft drinks, bread, butter, flour, rice, etc. He wants his business to have more of a selection. He has decided to request a loan for 6,000 Lempiras in order to purchase more products like rice, bread, soft drinks, butter, eggs and other items. His plan is to grow his business in order improve his quality of life and that of his family.
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Jorge, tiene 33 años de edad, es soltero, tiene dos hijos y vive en una colonia del municipio de Quimistán, Santa Bárbara junto a sus hijos y una hermana. El siempre se ha dedicado a realizar trabajos de agricultura, pero hace un año el decidió tener un ingreso fijo y estableció su propio negocio de pulpería donde vende refrescos, pan, manteca, harina, arroz, etc. El quiere ver su negocio más surtido y ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 6,000 Lempiras para comprar más productos como arroz, pan, refrescos, azúcar, manteca, huevos y otros. Su plan es crecer con el negocio para mejorar su nivel de vida y de 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Jorge purchase rice, bread, soft drinks, butter, eggs and other items for his grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 14, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014