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Bertila De Jesus
Bertila de Jesús C. is 49 years old, married, has five children, and lives with them and her husband in the Areas Verdes neighborhood in the municipality of La Unión, Olancho. For some time, in a part of her home, Bertila has had a second-hand clothing store for men, women, and children. She is a hardworking person who, day by day, through sales, provides for her home. She is well-known by her neighbors and customers in the neighborhood, and she also has many good references. Bertila is requesting this loan to buy a bundle of pajamas, two bundles of children's clothes, and two bundles of mixed clothes. With the help of this loan, she hopes to stock her business more so her sales will be greater as well as her profits, although on occasion sales dip due to a bad situation in the economy. Her dream is to have a bigger business and for her quality of life to improve. This is her third loan with Kiva partner FAMA, and she is very punctual in her payments.
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Bertila de Jesús C. tiene 49 años de edad, es casada, tiene cinco hijos, y junto a ellos y su esposo reside en el Barrio Áreas Verdes en el municipio de La Unión, Olancho. Desde hace un tiempo en una parte de su casa de habitación Bertila tiene una venta de ropa de segunda mano para hombres, mujeres y niños. Ella es una persona trabajadora que día a día con las ventas que realiza lleva el sustento a su hogar, es muy conocida en el barrio por sus vecinos y sus clientes y además cuenta con muy buenas referencias. Bertila solicita el préstamo para comprar un fardo de ropa de cama, dos de niños y dos de ropa mixta. Con el apoyo de este préstamo ella espera que al surtir más su negocio, sus ventas sean mayores al igual que sus ganancias, aunque en ocasiones las ventas bajan por la mal situación económica. Su sueño es tener un negocio más grande y que su condición de vida mejore. Es su tercer ciclo en FAMA y es muy puntual en sus pagos.

Additional Information

About FAMA:

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with approximately 59% of people living below the poverty line. Familia y Medio Ambiente OPDF (FAMA OPDF) is a Honduran non-profit with no religious or political affiliation. FAMA’s mission is to provide quality and opportune financial services so that men and women have equal opportunities to develop their micro or small businesses, whether they focus on agriculture, manufacturing or services. FAMA operates 13 branches throughout Honduras and serves over 12,500 clients.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Bertila De Jesus purchase bundles of second-hand clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 24, 2010
Listed
Sep 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2011