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Hans Buchanan
Hans Buchanan, age 44, has been married for eight years, and he has an eight year old daughter. He lives in the village of Choloma, Cortes.

Hans has a business selling homemade pizza. He has been preparing the pizzas at home, together with his wife, for two years. He devotes nine hours a day to this business. He sells in an itinerant manner, and he delivers to homes by contracts or orders. He delivers on a bicycle. The pizza sells well in the area because it can be eaten at any time.

He has requested this loan to buy an oven. The oven will serve to increase production and meet the demand that he has.

His dream is to have a fixed place where he sells pizza.
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Hans Buchanan, tiene 44 años de edad, casado desde hace 8 años, tiene 1 hija de 8 años de edad, vive en una aldea de Choloma, Cortes.
El señor Hans, tiene un negocio de venta de pizza cacera, que las prepara junto con su esposa en casa, desde hace 2 años. A este negocio le dedica 9 horas diarias. Su venta es ambulante, entrega a domicilio y por encargos o pedidos, las distribuye en una bicicleta , la pizza se vende bastante en la zona, ya que se consume a cualquier hora.
Ha solicitado este préstamo para comprar un horno que le servirá para aumentar la producción y cumplir con la demanda que tiene.
Su sueño es llegar a tener un local fijo donde vender pizzas.

Additional Information

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,881,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Hans Buchanan to buy a stove to make pizzas to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 24, 2011
Jan 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012