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J Amado Guillermo
Amado, age 47, is married and has two children, ages five and three. He lives with his family in the El Paraíso neighborhood, San Pedro Sula.

For 20 years Amado has devoted himself to his business, which is a cabinetmaking shop. He makes all types of things like doors, kitchen furniture, wardrobes, china cabinets, and he also does repairs on these items. He did not have any difficulty establishing this business because his father taught him to work with wood when Amado was a boy. That is how, from then on, he has been able to decently get ahead with his family. He works all day in his business.

Amado has managed to maintain his business with the help of loans. With that help he has been able to buy various machines for his shop and to stock raw material. He is now requesting his second loan to buy materials to make kitchen furniture, wood china cabinets, doors, and other wood furniture.

His is very grateful for the support provided. His goal is to make his business grow and to continue investing in order to get greater income. That way he will contribute more to his household.
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Amado tiene 47 años de edad, es casado, tiene 2 hijos de 5 y 3 años de edad, y vive con su familia en la Colonia el paraíso, San Pedro Sula.
Don Amado tiene 20 años de dedicarse a su propia actividad de negocio que es un taller de ebanistería donde realiza toda clase de trabajos como puertas, muebles de cocina, roperos, chineros y reparación de los mismos. No tuvo dificultad en establecer este negocio ya que desde niño su padre le enseño a trabajar en madera, y desde entonces es como ha podido salir adelante dignamente con su familia, el trabaja todo el día en su negocio.
Don Amado ha logrado mantener su negocio con la ayuda de prestamos con los cuales ha podido comprar varias maquinas para el taller y surtir de materia prima, ahora solicita su segundo prestamos para la compra de materiales para elaborar muebles de cocina, chineros de madera, puertas y otros muebles de madera.
El se siente muy agradecido por el apoyo brindado y su meta es hacer crecer su negocio y seguir invirtiendo para obtener mayores ganancias y así aportar más a su hogar.

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
  • 36
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped J Amado Guillermo to buy materials to make kitchen furniture, wood china cabinets, doors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 5, 2012
Feb 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012