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Santos, age 32, lives with his common-law partner. They have four children, and they live in a village in the Olanchito municipality in Yoro.

Santos has always farmed. He has been growing his own crops for five years. He grows beans and coffee in an area that is suitable for their production. He sells his production at the local market and at his house.

He will use the loan he has requested to pay for the labor to gather the bean harvest and to provide maintenance by weeding the coffee farm. With this investment he wants to get a good production.

His goal is to give his children an education and to provide his family with daily support.
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El señor santos de 32 años de edad, vive en unión libre con su pareja, tiene 4 hijos y vive en una aldea del municipio de Olanchito, Yoro. Santos siempre se ha dedicado a la agricultura. Hace 5 años que el realiza sus propios cultivos, donde produce frijoles y café. Sus cultivos los realiza en una zona apta para la producción. La producción la vende en el mercado local y en su casa. Con el préstamo que ha solicitado va pagar mano de obra para sacar la cosecha de frijol y darle mantenimiento de limpieza a la finca de café. Con esta inversión quiere obtener una buena producción. Su meta es darle la educación a sus hijos y el sustento diario a su familia.

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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
  • 72
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Santos to pay for the labor to gather the bean harvest and to weed the coffee farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2012
Sep 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013