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Carlos Humberto
Carlos, 37, is single and lives in the municipality of Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara. Previously, Carlos had a business where he was selling only basic grains. But a year ago, he decided to sell fruits and vegetables. He has a sales stall in the local market where he sells bananas, apples, chayote, cilantro, radishes, peppers, tomatoes, celery, carrots, cabbage, beets, and other produce. He decided to request a loan for 5,000 Honduran lempiras to capitalize his business so that he can stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables. This business sees strong demand because the products he sells are consumed daily. Carlos' goal is to grow the business so that in the future, when he has children, he can provide them with the best.
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Carlos de 37 años de edad, es soltero y vive en el municipio de Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara. Carlos anteriormente se dedicaba solo a la compra venta de granos básicos. Y hace 1 año decidió comercializar frutas y verduras. Tiene un puesto de venta en el mercado local y vende bananos, manzanas, pataste, culantro, rábano, chile, tomate, apio, zanahoria, repollo, remolacha, y otros. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo de 5,000 lempiras para capitalizarse y surtir de frutas y verduras frescas. Este negocio tiene buena demanda porque es de consumo diario. El tiene como meta hacer crecer el negocio y en el futuro cuando tenga sus hijos poderles dar lo mejor.

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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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Carlos Humberto to buy fruits and vegetables to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013