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Jose Olvin
Jose Olvin is 23 years old, and is in a common-law relationship with his partner with whom he has a son. He lives in the community of Taulabe, Comayagua. He has worked in agriculture from a young age.

He has cultivated his own parcel of coffee plants for five years. He wants to maintain his plantation well so that he gets better output, as this is his sole source of income. That is why he has decided to obtain a loan of 20,000 lempiras so that he can buy the necessary fertilizer and manure, and for the clearing of his plantation. His objective in making the investment is to help this family and improve his financial situation.
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Jose Olvin, tiene 23 años de edad, vive en unión libre con su conyugue con quien tiene un hijo, vive en la comunidad de Taulabe, Comayagua.
Desde más joven se dedica a la agricultura, hace 5 años cultivo su propia parcela de café. El quiere darle un buen mantenimiento a su finca para sacar mejor producción, ya que es su única fuente de ingresos que tiene. Por eso ha decidido obtener un préstamo por 20,000 lempiras para comprar el fertilizante y abono necesario y para limpieza de la misma. Su objetivo de hacer la inversión es ayudar a su familia y mejorar el nivel económico.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of an ODEF project that uses the Progress Out of Poverty Index (PPI) tool to measure client poverty levels. The tool is used to gauge the probability that a client falls below the poverty line based on living conditions, economic indicators, and access to basic services. Using the PPI helps ODEF to better understand its clients and ensure that impoverished individuals in Honduras get access to microfinance.

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
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Jose Olvin to buy the necessary fertilizer and manure and for clearing his coffee plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014