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Jose Maria
José María, 33, is married living with his wife and two children in a village that belongs to the municipality of San Francisco, Atlántida. He’s been in business for himself for five years. He sells products from place to place in a vehicle. He goes through his village offering cabbage, tomatoes, carrots, potatoes, lettuce, onions, cucumbers, garlic, chili peppers and seasonal fruit. He’s requested a 12,000 Lempira loan to buy fruit and vegetables to sell. He needs to stock up in order to increase sales and profits. His goal is to make the business grow and succeed in getting his children to graduate so that they’ll have all the comforts they deserve.
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El señor Jose María, tiene 33 años de edad, es casado, vive con su esposa y sus dos hijos en una aldea que pertenece al municipio de San Francisco, Atlántida. Hace 5 años que Jose María, se dedica a su propio negocio. El vende producto de forma ambulante en un vehículo, recorre en su aldea ofreciendo repollo, tomate, zanahorias, papas, lechuga, cebolla, pepino, ajos, chiles, y fruta de temporada. El préstamo que ha solicitado es por 12,000.00 lempiras para comprar frutas y verduras para la venta, el necesita surtir y aumentar las ventas para obtener ganancias. Su meta es hacer crecer el negocio y lograr que sus hijos se gradúen y que tengan todas las comodidades que se merecen.

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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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,972,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Jose Maria to buy fruit and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013