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Eddy Geovany
Eddy, 24, is in a common law marriage with his wife, with whom he has one son. They live in the city of San Pedro Sula. Previously, he painted houses and buildings, but because he needed more money he and his wife decided to open up a food business. They have been at it for over a year, selling meals like fried chicken with plantains, pork chops, grilled meat, baleadas [tortillas with beans and fillings], etc. They set up business every day with tents on the side of the road.

He has asked for a loan of 12,000 Lempiras to buy furniture for the business like plastic tables, chairs and other things. WIth this investment they can improve the image of the business and provide their customers with better service. His goal is to grow the business and have several locations in the city.
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Eddy, tiene 24 años de edad, vive en unión libre con su esposa con quien tiene un hijo y reside en el municipio de San Pedro Sula. Anteriormente realizaba actividades de pintura de casas y edificios pero por necesidad de más ingresos decidió con su esposa establecer un negocio de comidas. tiene más de 1 año de vender comidas como ser pollo frito con tajadas, chuleta frita, carne asada, baleadas, etc. El negocio lo estaciona a diario a orillas de la calle con carpas. Ha solicitado un préstamo por 12,000 Lempiras para invertir en la compra de de mobiliario para el negocio como ser mesas y sillas plásticas y otros. Con esta inversión mejorara la imagen del negocio y poder prestar un mejor servicio a los clientes. Su meta es crecer con el negocio y llegar a tener varios negocios en la ciudad.

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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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,200,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Eddy Geovany to buy furniture like plastic chairs and tables for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 31, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014