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Total loan: $450
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Julio Alfonso

Honduras
San Pedro Sula, Cortés, Honduras / Recycled Materials

A loan of $450 helped to buy materials to recycle and sell, to buy spare parts, and to repair his motorcycle.


Julio Alfonso's story

Julio, 64, is single and lives with his youngest son in the city of San Pedro Sula. He has always been a merchant, and, for the past 10 years, he has sold recycled materials. He buys newspaper, paper, cardboard and plastics to sell to recycling plants.

He has taken out loans to sustain his business. He is in his fourth loan cycle and has applied for a loan of 9,000 lempiras to buy materials to recycle and sell, to buy spare parts, and to repair his motorcycle. His goal is to earn more, sustain his business, and improve his standard of living.

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Loan details

Loan length:

16 months
Disbursed date: September 11, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Organizacion de Desarrollo Empresarial Femenino (ODEF)

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Loan details

Loan length:

16 months
Disbursed date: September 11, 2013
Facilitated by Field Partner: Organizacion de Desarrollo Empresarial Femenino (ODEF)