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Olman Josue
Olman is 27 years old, and is married with two children. He lives in the municipality of Taulabe, in the zone of Comayagua, a region which is known for its farming and agriculture. Olman makes a living as a coffee farmer, and he sells his produce in the local market. His farming operation is his family's only source of income, and Olman is grateful that the price of coffee remains fairly consistent and can help him to support his family.

With the support from this loan, Olman plans to purchase fertilizers for use in cultivating and tending his coffee plants. He hopes that this investment will help him to keep his plants free from pests and diseases and will lead to full, healthy harvests of coffee beans that will fetch a good price in the markets. Olman plans to continue with his farming operation and with micro loans as a complement to his own efforts.
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Olman, tiene 27 años de edad, es casado, tiene 2 hijos y vive en el municipio de Taulabe, Comayagua.
La zona donde vive Olman es apta para la agricultura, tiene una finca de café que comercializa en pergamino en el mercado local. Esta actividad le ha proporcionado cubrir las necesidades de su familia, el precio del café se mantiene y es rentable.
El esta solicitando su tercer préstamo de 15,000 lempiras para comprar fertilizante y darle mantenimiento a la finca, mantenerla libre de toda plaga, para que sus cosechas sean de buena calidad y vender a buen precio.
Piensa seguir trabajando con los préstamos para tener el capital para darle la asistencia necesaria a su finca.

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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,873,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Olman Josue to purchase fertilizers for cultivating his coffee plants.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014