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Manuel De Jesus
Manuel is 65 years old, married, and has three children. He lives with his family in the town of Victoria, Yoro. He has been a farmer of basic grains (beans, corn, and rice) since he was very young. He raises these on land that he leases and sells his harvest at the local market. He is asking for this loan of 12,000 Lempiras, which he will use to maintain his corn and rice crop. He will buy fertilizer, compost, and pay for labor in order to have better production. His dream is to always have this source of income and for his children to learn how to work.
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Don Manuel, tiene 65 años de edad, esta casado, tiene tres hijos y vive con su familia en el municipio de Victoria, Yoro. El desde muy joven se ha dedicado a la agricultura de granos básicos como ser frijoles, maíz y arroz, esto los cultiva en el terreno que alquila. Esta producción de las cosechas la vende en el mercado local. El préstamo solicitado es por 12,000 Lempiras el cual los utilizara para darle mantenimiento a su cultivo de maíz y arroz, va poder comprar fertilizantes, abonos y pago de mano de obra y poder sacar mejor producción. Su sueño es tener siempre esta fuente de ingresos y que sus hijos aprendan a trabajar.

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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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Manuel De Jesus to buy farming supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2013
Aug 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014