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Nuvia Xiomara
Nuvia, age 35, is married and has four children, ages 12, 14, 16, and 18. She lives with her family in a village in the Esparta Atlántida municipality.

Nuvia is a very enterprising woman. She has two businesses. One is raising and selling pigs, and the other is a general store. She sells basic needs products like basic grains, soft drinks, churros, cleaning products, and medicine, etc. She established the general store four years ago. She has been raising pigs for three years.

Her great motivation to get income and to work hard with the businesses has been the desire to improve for her children. She wants to do this in order to give them the chance to go to school.

She is requesting a loan for 12,000 lempiras in order to buy a pig to raise and to buy concentrated feed for the pigs. With this investment she hopes to grow in this business of selling pigs. It is very profitable, and it will allow her to increase her income.
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Nuvia, de 35 años de edad, está casada y tiene 4 hijos de 12, 14, 16 y 18 años de edad, vive con su familia en una aldea del municipio Esparta Atlántida.
Doña Nuvia, es una persona muy emprendedora, ella tiene dos negocios uno es la crianza y venta de cerdos y el otro es una pulpería donde vende productos de la canasta básica familiar como ser granos básicos, refrescos, churros, productos de limpieza, medicamentos, etc. La pulpería la estableció hace 4 años y la otra actividad de crianza de cerdos hace 3 años. Su gran motivación de obtener ingresos y esforzarse con los negocios ha sido el deseo de superación de sus hijos dándoles la oportunidad de estudio.
Esta solicitando 12,000.00 Lempiras con el cual comprara un cerdo para críanza y concentrado para su alimentación. Con esta inversión ella espera crecer en este negocio de venta de cerdos ya que es muy rentable y le permitirá incrementar sus ingresos.

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
  • 40
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,370,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Nuvia Xiomara to buy a pig to raise and to buy concentrated feed for pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 8, 2012
Apr 7, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012