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Alejo Armando
Alejo Armando, 38, is single and has a daughter; he lives in Puerto Cortes. He’s been making and selling hotdogs (bread stuffed with a hotdog, cabbage and hot sauce) for 8 years. He earns a living and supports his family this way. He sells this snack from place to place driving a bicycle powered cart.

He’s asking for a 6000 lempira loan to repair the cart and to buy ingredients to make his product such as special hotdog buns, sauces, hotdogs, cabbage and others. He hopes to improve his cart’s appearance and to sell more. His goal is to have several carts and to hire people to help him sell more product to increase his income.
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El señor Alejo Armando, tiene 38 años de edad, es soltero, tiene una hija y vive en Puerto Cortes.
Hace 8 años que Alejo Armando, se dedica a elaborar y vender HOT DOG (pan relleno con un hot dog , repollo y salsa caliente), de esta forma se gana la vida y ayuda a su familia. Este bocadillo lo vende de manera ambulante manejando una carretilla de bicicleta. El está solicitando un préstamo por 6,000.00 Lempiras para hacerle reparaciones a la carretilla y para comprar los insumos para la preparación del producto como ser: pan especial para HOT DOG, salsas, HOT DOG, repollo y otros. El espera mejorar la apariencia de su carretilla y vender más. Su meta es llegar a tener varias carretillas y contratar personas que le ayuden a vender más producto para incrementar los 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
  • 44
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,371,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Alejo Armando to buy hotdog making supplies and to repair his food cart.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 11, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013