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Jose Agustin
José is 41 years old, married, and has three children who live with him in the municipality of Tela. For 9 years, he has been selling artisanal jewelry like necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings etc. He runs his small business from his home and sells his product to tourists on the beach. The loan he is applying for will be invested in the purchase of materials he needs to make his jewelry like stones, cord, brooches, pins etc. This will help him to stock his business because a good selling season is approaching and he would like more product to sell. His goal is to continue helping his children in their studies and to make his business permanent.
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José, tiene 41 años de edad, está casado, tiene tres hijos y vive en el municipio de Tela, Atlántida. Hace 9 años que se dedica a la venta de artesanía (bisutería) como ser collares, pulseras, anillos, aretes, etc. Esta actividad de negocio la realiza en su casa y los vende a los turistas en la orilla de la playa. El préstamo que solicito es por 3,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de materiales para la elaboración de bisutería, como ser: piedras, cuerda, broches, pines etc. el cual le ayudara a surtir su negocio ya que viene la buena temporada y quiere tener más productos para vender, Su meta es seguir ayudando a sus hijos en sus estudios y mantener su negocio permanente.

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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
  • 109
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,213,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Jose Agustin purchase materials like stones, cord, brooches, pins and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014