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Darwin Mauricio
Darwin, 26 years old, is single and lives with his sister in the municipality of Quimistán, Santa Barbara. Previously, he helped his father milling corn and 5 years ago he decided to have his own business and earn his own income. He sells ice cream such as vanilla cream, chocolate, ice pops, cones, and topogigios (popsicles) of various flavors. He sells them as a street vendor. Using a cooler and a motorcycle, he offers his products from house to house. The loan that he requests is for 15,000 lempiras to purchase ice cream to sell. His goal is to manage to have a stall to sell his ice cream.
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Darwin, tiene 26 años de edad, esta soltero, vive con una hermana en el municipio de Quimistán, Santa Barbara. Anteriormente le ayudaba a su padre con un molino de moler maíz, y hace más de 5 años decidió tener su propio negocio y obtener sus propios ingresos. Vende helados como cremas de vinilla y chocolate, paletas, conos, topogigios de varios sabores. La venta las realiza de manera ambulante, utiliza una hielera y en su motocicleta va ofrecer su producto de casa en casa. El préstamo que solicita es por 15,000 lempiras para comprar ice cream para vender. Su meta es lograr tener un local para la venta de helados.

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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
  • 104
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Darwin Mauricio to purchase ice cream to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 31, 2014
Jul 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2015