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Evelio, age 35, lives with his wife, and he has four children. He lives in the San Francisco de Yojoa municipality. He has 15 years of experience in agriculture. He grows corn, beans, and yucca, and he also raises pigs.

He has been growing yucca in an area that is four ‘manzanas’ [a manzana is 7000 square meters] for three years. He currently rents the land. He sells the production at the local market.

The loan that Evelio requested is for 10,000 lempiras to buy pigs and to fertilize the land where he grows yucca. With this investment he is going to improve his production and take care of his crops with the supplies that he needs. His goal is to harvest a better quality product.
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Evelio, tiene 35 años de edad, vive con su esposa, tiene cuatro hijos y vive en el municipio de San Francisco de Yojoa. Tiene 15 años de experiencia en agricultura. Cultiva maíz, frijoles, yuca y también cría de cerdos. Desde hace 3 años tiene cultivo de yuca en un área de 4 manzanas de tierra que renta actualmente. La producción la vende en el mercado local. El préstamo que Evelio solicito es por L.10,000 el cual lo utilizara para la compra de cerdos y para abonar y fertilizar su terreno donde hace la siembra de yuca. Con esta inversión va mejorar la producción y asistirá a su plantación con los insumos que necesitan. Su meta es cosechar producto de mejor calidad.

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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,382,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Evelio to buy pigs and to fertilize the land where he grows yucca.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 10, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014