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Argentina is 45 years old, and she is a widow. She has two children, and she lives with them in a small village within the municipality of Taulabe, Comayagua. Six years ago she decided to grow coffee, corn, and beans; and she sells this production within the same zone, or in the local market.

She is requesting a fifth loan, of 15,000 Lempiras. She will invest this loan in the purchase of compost in order to care for her land and her crops, and she will use part of it to pay off the balance of an outstanding debt that she has.

The goal is to be able to fertilize her crops in order to get better production and earn income.
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Argentina, tiene 45 años de edad, es soltera por viudez, tiene 2 hijos, vive con sus hijos en una aldea del municipio de Taulabe, Comayagua. Hace 6 años decidió dedicarse a cultivar café, maíz y frijol. Esta producción la vende en la misma zona o en el mercado local. Ella solicita el quinto ciclo de préstamo y es por 15,000 lempiras, este préstamo lo invertirá en la compra de abonos para asistir su finca y cultivos y con una parte va cancelar un saldo de deuda que tiene pendiente. El propósito es poder fertilizar sus cultivos para sacar mejor producción y obtener ingresos.

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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
  • 38
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,972,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Argentina to purchase compost in order to fertilize her land and crops, and to pay off the balance of an outstanding debt.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jul 17, 2014
Aug 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 19, 2015