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Don Evelio is 49 years old, married with one son and lives with his family in a village in Gracias, Lempira. He has always worked in agriculture together with his family. For 10 years, he has grown his own corn, bean and coffee crops. He sells his harvests to a go-between and local markets. To keep his property in good condition, improve his harvest and income, he has requested a second loan which he will use to buy manure to fertilise his coffee, corn and bean crops. He plans to acquire more land to expand his crops and improve his family's quality of life.
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Don Evelio, tiene 49 años de edad, esta casado, tiene un hijo y reside con su familia en una aldea que pertenece a Gracias, Lempira. Siempre se ha dedicado a la agricultura junto a su familia. Hace 10 años que tiene sus propios cultivos de maíz, frijoles y café. Las cosechas de sus cultivos las vende a intermediarios y mercados de la zona. Para poder mantener en buen estado su finca y mejorar la cosecha e ingresos ha solicitado un segundo préstamo con el cual va comprar abonos para fertilizar los cultivos de café, maíz y frijoles. Tiene como plan adquirir mas terreno para ampliar los cultivos y mejorar la calidad de vida de 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
  • 104
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Evelio to buy manure to fertilise his coffee, corn and bean crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 8, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015