Juntos Al Desarrollo Group
Update on Juntos Al Desarrollo GroupMaría is 46 years old and is a single mother. She lives with her two children in a village in the Lepaera municipality in Lempira. María has spent all her life working in agriculture and, for ten years, she has been growing coffee. She sends her product to intermediaries and coffee processing plants in the area. María has applied for her fifth loan, of 20,000 Lempira. With this loan she will buy fertilisers to help her coffee crops. Her aim in this is to increase her harvest and her income, and to improve her quality of life.
This is a group loan for 53,000 Lempira. It will be used to buy fertilisers and a to sow more coffee. The group is called "Juntos al Desarroll" and is made up of three people who live in the same community. The three members all grow coffee. In the photo, from left to right, are José, Iván, and María.
El préstamo es en forma grupal y es por 53,000 Lempiras, con el cual van a comprar fertilizantes y sembrar mas café. El grupo se llama Juntos al Desarrollo y lo forman tres personas que viven en la misma comunidad y se dedican al cultivo de café, en la foto se encuentra a la izquierda don José, Iván y María a la derecha.
Previous Loan DetailsIván is 35 years old, single, and resides in a rural community in the town of Lepaera, Department of Lempira. He has always been involved in farm work, specifically producing and selling basic grains and coffee. At the moment, Iván is participating in a group loan request because he plans to ... More from Juntos Al Desarrollo Group's previous loan »
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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