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Jose Vidal
Don Jose is 50 years old, married, and lives with his wife and child in a neighborhood on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula.

Don Jose has his own auto body and paint shop that is located at his house. There he provides paint and dent repair services for all types of vehicles. He has been in this line of work for 15 years. Jose decided to obtain a loan of 12,000 HNL in order to buy metal sheets so that he can repair the workspace of his shop. This will allow him to have better working conditions so that he can provide good service.

His goal is to grow his business so that he can help his son study for a technical degree.

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Don Jose, tiene 50 años de edad, es casado, vive con su esposa y un hijo en una colonia periférica de San Pedro Sula.
Don Jose, tiene su propio taller de enderezado y pintura de vehículos, este lo tiene en su casa y brinda el servicio de pintura y reparación de golpes de todo tipo de vehículos. Lleva 15 años realizando esta actividad. El ha decidido obtener este préstamo por 12,000 Lempiras para comprar unas láminas y reparar la galera donde tiene el taller y poder tener mejores condiciones de trabajo y brindar buen servicio. Ya que su meta es hacer crecer el negocio y lograr que su hijo estudie una carrera técnica.

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
  • 77
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Jose Vidal to buy metal sheets so that he can repair the roof of his workshop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014