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Leonidas Rosa
Leónidas is 59 years old and lives with his wife and two children in a small village that is part of Nueva Frontera, Santa Barbara. Previously, he worked with livestock, and now it has been 20 years since he started working in agriculture, growing corn, beans, and coffee. The crops that he harvests are sold from his house and in a local market. He has decided to ask for a loan for 20,000 HNL to buy fertilizer and clean his coffee plantation, in order to keep it well-maintained and collect a greater harvest. He has the goal of purchasing land to grow more coffee plants.
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Don Leónidas, tiene 59 años de edad, vive con su esposa y dos hijos en una aldea que pertenece a Nueva Frontera, Santa Bárbara. Anteriormente se dedicaba a la ganadería y hace 20 años aproximadamente se ha dedicado a la agricultura, cultiva maíz, frijol y café. La producción que saca la vende en la casa y en el mercado local. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 20,000 lempiras para comprar fertilizantes y limpiar la finca de café, par darle buen mantenimiento y sacar mejor cosecha. El tiene como meta comprar un terreno para cultivar mas café.

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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
  • 33
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Leonidas Rosa to buy fertilizer and clean his coffee fields.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015