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Maira Yecenia
Doña Maira is very pleased, satisfied, and content with the financial support that the Kiva lenders have offered as a result of the partnership with the COMIXMUL cooperative. She will be able to buy necessary supplies for growing coffee. This will help her to do a better job of maintaining her crops and protecting them from pests, weather changes, and other factors that could have a negative effect.

Thanks to the first loan she received, her life improved because she did not have the financial resources at first to buy the necessary supplies. Thanks to the trust that the cooperative has placed in her, she was able to buy compost, foliar plant food, and fertilizers so that she could provide daily maintenance for her coffee crops. Maira was able to achieve excellent earnings during harvest time and remain current on her loan.

Once again, she requests assistance with this second loan that she will use to provide care and maintenance for her coffee crops. After the plants have been pruned, they have the appearance of being mistreated and shriveled for a brief period. At that time, the land is cleared of weeds and other debris.
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Doña Maira se encuentra muy feliz, muy satisfecha, muy contenta porque gracias al apoyo financiero por los inversionistas en KIVA en alianza con la cooperativa COMIXMUL ella pudo comprar los insumos que eran necesarios aplicar a sus cultivos de café, dando una mayor y mejor asistencia para que estos estuviesen protegidos de plagas, cambios de clima, entre otros que perjudican los mismos. Gracias a su primer financiamiento su vida mejoro ya que en un principio no tenía los recursos económicos para poder comprar los insumos que necesitaba y gracias a la confianza que la cooperativa depósito en ella y tomándola en cuenta compro los abonos, foliares, fertilizantes con los que dio asistencia y mantenimiento a sus cultivos de café logrando obtener excelentes ganancias sobre su cosecha y pudiendo ponerse al día con su financiamiento. Ella nuevamente pide ser apoyada con un segundo financiamiento el cual invertirá en poder dar asistencia y mantenimiento a sus cultivos de café ya que después de la corta las plantas quedan un poco maltratadas y deterioradas así como también la limpieza de la misma de maleza entre otras.

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More information about this loan

These loans are designed for female farmers who produce a variety of products (onion, garlic, eggplant, spinach, mango, strawberries, etc.). Loan terms will vary depending on need, and borrowers can choose to make a "bullet" payment timed with harvest profits. Agricultural loans are considered risky in Honduras due to external forces like unpredictable weather and worldwide crop prices. As a result, many traditional financial institutions are unwilling to offer these loans. With Kiva funding, COMIXMUL will be able to reach more borrowers with agricultural loans tailored to their needs.


About Honduras

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,146,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,500 helped Maira Yecenia to buy farming supplies for maintaining her coffee crop.
0% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 11, 2014
Mar 23, 2014
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