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Cristino, 33, is married and has four children; he lives in a village belonging to the municipality of Intibucá. Since he was very young Cristino has worked in agriculture and has been growing potatoes for 12 years that he sells in the local market. He’s asking for his second ODEF loan for 12,000 Lempiras that he’ll use to buy insecticide and fungicide to provide care for his current crop and to buy potato seeds to plant again since he staggers his planting. His goal is to continue with the level of production he has in order to support his family.
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Cristino, tiene 33 años de edad, casado, tiene 4 hijos y vive en una aldea que pertenece al municipio de Intibucá. Cristino desde muy joven se dedica a la agricultura, tiene 12 años de dedicarse al cultivo de papa y la producción la vende en el mercado local. Don Cristino esta solicitando un segundo préstamo a ODEF, el cual es por 12,000 Lempiras y los utilizara para comprar insecticidas, fungicidas para darle mantenimiento al cultivo actual y compra de semilla de papa para sembrar de nuevo ya que el siembra escalonadamente. Su meta es seguir con el nivel de producción que tiene para mantener 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
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Cristino to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 27, 2013