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Edras Omar
Edras is 20 years old, single, and lives with his parents in the municipality of Gracias in the department of Lempira. Seven years ago, he started working in agriculture by helping his parents. Today, he has his own crop of coffee. Edras’s crop is on the mountain, and he sells the coffee he produces in the local market.

This is Edras’s second loan with the field partner. He will use the 25,000 HNL to buy fertilizers and pay for labor to plant two manzanas [Central American unit of land measurement] of coffee to improve his income. Edras says that his goal is to help his mother and continue expanding his business.
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Edras, tiene 20 años, está soltero y vive con sus padres en el municipio de Gracias Lempiras. Hace 7 años se dedica a la agricultura ayudándole a su padres. Ahora ya cuenta con sus propios cultivos de café. La parcela la tiene en la montaña y la producción que saca la vende en el mercado local. El préstamo que solicita ya es el segundo ciclo con la institución y es por 25,000 Lempiras, el cual lo va invertir en la compra de fertilizantes y pago de mano de obra para la siembra de 2 manzanas mas de café y poder obtener mejores ingresos. Su meta es ayudar a su madre y seguir creciendo con el negocio.

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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.

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About Honduras

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,349,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,225 helped Edras Omar to buy fertilizers and pay for labor to plant coffee.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 18, 2013
Listed
Oct 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 18, 2014