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Don Marcial is 52 years old. He is married. He lives with his daughter and grandchildren in a village that belongs to the township of Atima, Santa Barbara. He has worked all his life in agriculture, growing basic grains, coffee, corn, and beans. He produces coffee that he sells as parchment coffee in the same zone. He is applying for his sixth loan for 5500 lempiras to buy fertilizers and to pay for weeding the coffee planting. His plan is to maintain his farm well in order to give a better standard of living to his family.
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Don Marcial, tiene 52 años de edad, es casado, vive en una aldea que pertenece al municipio de Atima, Santa Bárbara con su hija y nietos. Toda su vida se a dedicado a la agricultura de granos básicos café, maíz y frijoles. El cuenta con producción de café el cual vende en pergamino en la misma zona. Solicito el sexto ciclo de préstamo que es por 5,500 Lempiras para comprar fertilizantes y para limpieza de la finca de café. Tiene como plan mantener bien su finca para darle mejor nivel de vida a su familia.

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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
  • 92
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $300 helped Marcial to buy fertilizers and pay for weeding his coffee plantation.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 4, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 30, 2015