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Alberto is 43 years of age, single, and lives in the town of Puerto Cortes. He decided to set up his own business 10 years ago, and sells food products such as soft drinks, sweets, bread, rice, beans, flour, sugar, lard, dairy products, and so on. This business is his source of income, and he wants to make sure that it is constantly supplied with the products his customers request.

Alberto has asked for a loan of 21,000 Honduran Lempiras, which he will use to buy soft drinks, churros, sweets, bread, sugar, beans, lard, flour, and other products. This will allow him to increase his sales and income, and his goal is to have his business constantly supplied with all kinds of products for sale.
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Alberto, tiene 43 años de edad, soltero, vive en el municipio de Puerto Cortes. El decidió hace 10 años en tener su propio negocio de venta de productos alimenticios como ser: refrescos, golosinas, pan, arroz, frijoles, harina, azúcar, manteca, lácteos, etc. este negocio es su fuente de ingresos y quiere mantenerlo siempre surtido de los productos que demandan sus clientes. El préstamo que solicita es por 21,000 Lempiras con el cual va comprar refrescos, churros, golosinas, pan, azúcar, arroz, frijoles, manteca, harina, etc. esta inversión le permitirá incrementar sus ventas y sus ingresos. Su objetivo es mantener el negocio siempre surtido de todo tipo de productos para la venta.

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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
  • $9,382,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,075 helped Alberto to buy products such as rice, beans, soft drinks, flour, bread, churros, etc. to supply his business.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 14, 2012