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Antonia
Antonia is 38 years old, married, and has a son. She and her husband live alone in the municipality of Arizona, Atlantida. For 3 years now, she has been selling firewood and blocks, plus raising and fattening pigs to sell. The firewood and blocks she purchases and re-sells in her community, as she does also with the pigs she fattens and sells.

Antonia is in her 2nd cycle of loans with ODEF, including the present loan which is for 5,000 lempiras. She invests these loans in the purchase of pigs to fatten and sell. She is making this investment hoping to take advantage of the good sales season at the end of the year around Christmas. Her plan is to save for the future.
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Doña Antonia, tiene 38 años de edad, es casada, tiene un hijo y vive sola con su esposo en el municipio de Arizona, Atlántida. Ella tiene 3 años de dedicarse a la venta de leña, bloques y cría y engorde de cerdos para la venta. Estos productos como la leña y los bloques los compra y los revende en la misma comunidad, al igual que los cerdos, los cuales engorda y los vende. Lleva dos ciclos de prestamos en ODEF con el actual que es por 5,000 Lempiras y los va invertir en la compra de cerdos para engorde y venta. esta inversión la hace con el propósito de aprovechar la temporada buena de venta al fin de año y navidad. Su plan es ahorrar para el futuro.

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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
  • 83
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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 $250 helped Antonia buy pigs to fatten and sell around Christmas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 14, 2013
Listed
Sep 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 18, 2014