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Abelino, 45, is married and has two children; he lives with his family in the town of Masica, Atlántida. He’s been selling merchandise for six years. He goes from one community to another in his car selling a variety of snacks, gum, cookies, umbrellas and bicycle spare parts because in the communities bicycles are a common mode of transportation. He is asking for a 6,000 Lempira loan to stock up on merchandise to resell and increase sales and income. His goal is to keep the business growing to provide wellbeing for his family.
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Don Abelino tiene 45 años de edad, es casado, tiene dos hijos, vive con su familia en el municipio de la Masica, Atlántida.
Hace 6 años que don Abelino se dedica a la venta de mercadería. El se moviliza de una comunidad a otra en su vehículo ofreciendo variedad de confites, chicles, galletas, sombrillas y repuestos para bicicletas, ya que en las comunidades utilizan mucho la bicicleta como medio de transporte. Con el préstamo que solicita que es por 6,000 Lempiras va surtir de productos para salir a vender y aumentar las ventas y sus ingresos. Su objetivo es mantener en crecimiento el negocio para darle bienestar 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
  • 71
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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 $325 helped Abelino to buy assorted merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2012
Sep 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013