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Elvin  Ever
Elvin, age 30, is married and has four children. The children are 15, 11, 5, and 1; only one of them goes to school. He lives in the rural village of Santa Cruz de Yojoa.

He is a farmer, and he grows pineapples to sell. The area where he farms is suitable for this business activity. He has been farming with much effort and dedication for one year. The production that he gets he distributes at the local market. That is where he has managed to get the needed resources to support his household. He devotes three hours a day to it.

He is currently requesting his second loan for 12,000 lempiras to buy fertilizer for his crop.

His goal is to achieve better pineapple production in order to improve his family’s quality of life.
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Elvin tiene 30 años de edad, es casado, tiene 4 hijos de 15, 11, 5,1 años de edad de los cuales solo uno estudia, vive en una aldea rural de Santa Cruz de Yojoa.
Su actividad económica es la agricultura, específicamente al cultivo de piña para la venta, ya que la zona donde el cultiva es apta para esta actividad, en la cual tiene un año de trabajar con mucho esfuerzo y dedicación en ella. La producción que saca la distribuye en el mercado local. Ya que de allí a logrado sacar los recursos necesarios para el sustento de su hogar. El le dedica 3 horas diarias.
Actualmente solicita su segundo préstamo de 12,000 lempiras para poder invertir en la compra de fertilizante para el cultivo.
Su meta es lograr una mejor producción de piña, para mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia.

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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,976,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Elvin Ever to buy fertilizer for his pineapple crop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 2, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012