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Mario Roberto
Mario is 47 years old, is single, and lives with her mother and brother in the city of Puerto Cortes. He worked in a factory for many years but when he found himself out of work, he decided with his mother to start a grocery store where he sells basic grains, meat, snacks, bread, churros, pasta, cleaning products, chicken, etc.

He is asking for a second loan for 20,000 lempiras to use to buy basic grains, meat, soft drinks, sugar, flour, lard, eggs, condiments, bread, etc. In this way, he will be able to stock up his store and sell his goods during this busy season. His goals include helping his business grow and helping his family.
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Mario, tiene 47 años de edad, es soltero y vive con su madre y un hermano en el municipio de puerto, Cortes. El trabajo varios años en una maquila y cuando quedo sin empleo decidió con su madre poner un negocio de pulpería donde vende granos básicos, carnes, embutidos, pan, churros, pastas, productos de limpieza, pollos, etc. Ha solicitado un segundo préstamo el cual es por 20,000 Lempiras y lo invertirá en la compra de granos básicos, carnes, refrescos, azúcar, harina, manteca, huevos, condimentos pan, etc. Para surtir y vender en esta temporada buena. Su plan es que el negocio crezca y poder ayudar a su familia.

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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,976,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mario Roberto buy basic grains, meat, soft drinks, sugar, flour, lard, eggs, condiments, bread, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2013
Dec 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2015