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Mario Alexis
Mario is 24 years old, married, and has two children. He lives in a neighborhood in the town of Gracias, Lempira.

Mario is a hardworking individual who has been working in the field of agriculture from a very young age. He currently has a parcel of land at his home where he grows coffee. Whatever he produces is sold at the local market, thus this is a source of income.

The loan he is requesting is in the amount of 25,000 HNL and will be invested in the purchase of fertilizers, compost, and payment for the clearing of his fields. He hopes to achieve better production for the next harvest. His goals are to improve his living conditions, help his children with their studies, and expand his farm.

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Mario, tiene 24 años de edad, es casado, tiene dos hijos, vive en una aldea del municipio de Gracias, Lempira. Mario es una persona muy trabajadora desde muy pequeño ha trabajado en la agricultura. Actualmente tiene una parcela cultivada de café en el terreno de su casa. La producción la vende en el mercado local y es su fuente de ingresos. El préstamo que solicita es por 25,000 Lempiras y los invertirá en la compra de fertilizantes, abonos y limpieza del cultivo. El espera sacar mayor producción en al próxima cosecha. Su meta es mejorar su condición de vida, ayudar a sus hijos con los estudios y ampliar la 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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,250 helped Mario Alexis to buy fertilizers and compost and to pay for the clearing of his fields.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 23, 2013
Jun 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014