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Ismael is 58 years old, married, has 5 children, and lives in a town in the municipality of Morazan, Yoro. His entire life, he has worked in agriculture. His source of income is the cultivation of corn, which he sells in the local market. He is asking for this fourth loan cycle, which is for 10,000 lempiras, to purchase fertilizers and to care for his corn crop well. He has as a goal to continue improving his crop to be able to help his family.
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Ismael, tiene 58 años de edad, es casado, tiene 5 hijos, reside en una aldea del municipio de Morazan, Yoro. Toda su vida la ha dedicado a la agricultura, su fuente de ingresos es el cultivo de maíz, el cual lo vende en el mercado local. Esta solicitando el cuarto ciclo de préstamo que es por 10,000 lempiras para comprar fertilizantes y darle buen mantenimiento a su cultivo de maíz. Tiene como meta seguir mejorando el cultivo para poderle ayudar a su familia.

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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
  • 55
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Ismael to purchase fertilizers and care for his corn crop well.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 30, 2014
Jul 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015