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Koritza is a farmer and a housekeeper. Having been abandoned by her partner she is now a single mother raising two children, both of whom still live with her because they are under 18. She supports her children in everything they need and everything she can so that they lack nothing.

Koritza went through eight years of primary school and now, in the company of her family, works hard every day so that her children do not find themselves in the same situation she was in during her youth. She has specialized in the cultivation of coffee since she was very young, so she has a great deal of experience. The land on which she and her family work is their own. Their parents bestowed on them a piece of land so that they could work their own land and generate income for their children.

Her goals and dreams are to give her children a good education and a good future which will be their best weapon for tomorrow. For this reason Koritza works hard day after day and today requests financing from COMIXMUL. She will purchase agricultural supplies such as: coffee fertilizer, coffee growth formula and urea; and will pay the laborers who help ensure the excellent and satisfactory maintenance of the coffee crops on which her family depends.
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Koritza es agricultora y ama de casa, madre de 2 hijos los cuales viven en su casa de habitación ya que son menores de edad. Con 8 años de educación primaria ella lucha diariamente en compañía de su familia siendo ella madre sotera ya que su pareja la abandono para que sus hijos no pasen por la misma situación que ella en su juventud paso apoyándoles en todo lo que puede y lo necesario para que a ellos no les falte nada. Ella se dedica especialmente al cultivo de café desde muy joven teniendo mucha experiencia. La tierra que en familia trabaja es propia fueron su padres los que le heredaron un pedazo de tierra para que ella trabajara lo propio y pudiese generar ingresos para sus hijos.

Sus metas y sueños son las de darle a sus hijos una buena educación un buen futuro con el cual ellos puedan tener como la mejor arma para el día de mañana. Es por ello que ella lucha día a día y hoy ha solicitado un financiamiento a la cooperativa COMIXMUL para la compra insumos agrícolas como: formula cafetalera, formula de crecimiento, urea y otra parte para pagar mano de obra que ayudara a darles un excelente y satisfactorio mantenimiento a sus cultivos de café ya que los ingresos para su familia dependen de esta actividad.

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These loans are designed for female farmers who produce a variety of products (onion, garlic, eggplant, spinach, mango, strawberries, etc.). Loan terms will vary depending on need, and borrowers can choose to make a "bullet" payment timed with harvest profits. Agricultural loans are considered risky in Honduras due to external forces like unpredictable weather and worldwide crop prices. As a result, many traditional financial institutions are unwilling to offer these loans. With Kiva funding, COMIXMUL will be able to reach more borrowers with agricultural loans tailored to their needs.


About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 67
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,799,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,425 helped Koritza to purchase agricultural supplies for her coffee crops.
50% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2013
Sep 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: