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Dolores
Dolores, age 36, is single because she is a widow. She has three children (two boys and a girl) who are in school. They live in a marginally urban community of San Pedro Sula.

Her business is a grocery store where she sells food products (rice, beans, potatoes, bread, and medicine) and cleaning products. Dolores started her business with money that her sister lent her. Later, she managed to increase her inventory with her earnings. She says that she now has fixed customers. This allows her to have an increase in sales. Also, there is increased demand for more products.

She has currently requested her second loan in order to buy food, medicine, cleaning products, and a display case.

Her dream is to increase sales. She wants to grow financially in order to support her children’s education and to attain a stable business.
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La señora Dolores, tiene 36 años de edad, es soltera por viudez, tiene 3 hijos (2 niños y una niña), ellos están dedicados al estudio, viven en una comunidad urbano marginal de San Pedro Sula.
La actividad económica a que se dedica Doña Dolores es una pulpería donde vende productos alimenticios (arroz, frijoles, papas, pan, medicinas) y productos de limpieza.
Inicio su negocio con dinero que le presto una hermana, posteriormente con las ganancias logro aumentar su inventario.Ella cuenta en la actualidad con una clientela fija, lo que le permite un aumento en sus ventas y además la demanda de mayor oferta de productos.
Actualmente ha solicitado su segundo préstamo para invertir en la compra de alimentos, medicinas, productos de limpieza y un exhibidor de productos (vitrina).
Su sueño es aumentar las ventas y con las ganancias crecer económicamente para apoyar a sus hijos en la educación y lograr un negocio estable.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 20
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,345,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Dolores to stock more products and to buy a display case.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 13, 2011
Listed
Oct 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2012