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Luis Roberto
Luis is 54 years old, married, and has two children. He lives in the municipality of Arizona, Atlántida. He has been farming for around 20 years. He has several cows, with which he generates income through the sale of milk. He also has a small palm plantation, and sells the fruit they produce, which is used to extract vegetable oil. As well, in the Christmas season he buys chicken to raise and sell, and generates additional income from this.

He has undertaken several loans with ODEF. The loan he is currently applying for is his eighth, and is for 20,000 lempiras. It is to invest in the purchase of chickens and concentrate, in order to fatten and sell them. With this, he will take advantage of the season and succeed in increasing his income for supporting his family. His dream is to keep his business going, so that he can pass it on to his children someday.
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Luis, tiene 54 años de edad, casado, tiene dos hijos y vive en el municipio de Arizona, Atlántida. El tiene 20 años aproximado de dedicarse a realizar actividades agrícolas, el tiene varias vacas de donde genera ingresos por la venta de leche, también tiene una pequeña producción de palma de allí vende la fruta que sirve para sacar aceite vegetal, y en temporada navideña compra pollo para la cría y venta de donde genera otros ingresos. Don Luis ha manejado varios prestamos con ODEF, este préstamo que solicita actualmente es el numero 8 y es por 20,000 Lempiras para invertir en la compra de pollo y concentrado para engordarlos y venderlos aprovechando esta temporada y lograr incrementar los ingresos para la manutención de su familia. Su sueño es mantener activo este negocio para heredarlo a sus hijos en un futuro.

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
  • 59
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,392,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Luis Roberto to buy chickens to fatten and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014