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Don Martirez is 51 years old, married, and has two children. He lives in a neighborhood of Taulabe, Comayagua.

Martirez has been farming for 12 years and grows coffee. Whatever he produces is sold to brokers in the area. He has done a good job of maintaining his crops as a result of investing several loans. Martirez has participated in 11 loan cycles and his current loan is in the amount of 20,000 HNL. The money will be used to buy compost, fertilizers, and to pay to have his farmland cleared. He hopes this investment will result in a good harvest. His plan is to maintain his farm so that his earnings can help him achieve a better quality of life.

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Don Martirez, tiene 51 años de edad, casado, tiene dos hijos, vive en una aldea de Taulabe, Comayagua. El tiene 12 años de dedicarse a la agricultura, donde produce café. La producción la vende a los intermediarios de la zona. Ha mantenido bien sus cultivos mediante la inversión de varios prestamos, con el préstamo actual lleva 11 ciclos y este es por 20,000 lempiras los que utilizara para comprar abonos, fertilizantes, y limpieza de la finca. Espera con esta inversión sacar buena cosechas. Su plan es darle asistencia a su finca para obtener los ingresos que le permitan tener calidad de vida.

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
  • 81
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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 $1,025 helped Martirez to buy fertilizers and compost for his coffee crop and to have his farmland cleared.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 22, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014