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Alex Edgardo
Alex is 24 years old, single and has a son. He lives in a village in the municipality of Quimistán, Santa Bárbara. Alex worked for a private company, and after losing his job he decided to start his own business. He has sold sandals and children's clothes for a year, and one of his nieces helps him with the business. He makes his sales in a variety of locations. Alex is requesting his second loan through Kiva partner ODEF, and he plans to use it to purchase all kinds of sandals to sell. His plan is to grow with the business and support his family.
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Alex, tiene 24 años de edad, es soltero, tiene un hijo, vive en una aldea del municipio de Quimistán, Santa Bárbara. Alex trabajaba en una empresa privada y al quedar sin empleo decidió poner su propio negocio. Hace un año que vende sandalias y ropa para niños. En el negocio le ayuda una de sus sobrinas. La venta la realiza de manera ambulante. Él esta solicitando un segundo préstamo a ODEF que es por 20,000 Lempiras, con el cual va comprar sandalias de todo tipo para vender. Su plan es crecer con el negocio y apoyar 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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,386,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Alex Edgardo to purchase all kinds of sandals to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2013
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014