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Jose Hector
Jose Héctor, 38, is married, has five children and lives in the village of Santa Bárbara. For approximately 20 years he has been involved in agriculture, mainly growing coffee and bananas, and selling coffee plants. He sells his produce at the local market.

He is requesting a loan in the amount of 10,000 HNL to buy fertilizer and pay for maintenance of draining and cleaning of his coffee and banana plantations. With this investment he hopes to improve production and profits. His goal is to plant more coffee to increase production and income, and give his family what they need.
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Jose Héctor, tiene 38 años de edad, es casado, tiene 5 hijos y vive en una aldea del municipio de Ilama Santa Bárbara. El lleva aproximadamente 20 años de dedicarse a la agricultura, actualmente cultiva café, banano y vende plantas de café. La producción la vende en el mercado local. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 10,000 Lempiras para fertilizar y darle mantenimiento de desagüe y limpieza a su finca de café y banano. Con esta inversión el espera mejor producción y ganancias. Su meta es sembrar otra área de café para incrementar la producción e ingresos y ayudar a su familia con lo que necesitan.

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
  • 68
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,392,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jose Hector to buy fertilizers and hire workers to drain and clean his coffee and banana plantations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 5, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014