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Sabas is the single mother of her 18 year old son. She is 50 years old, and she lives in the village of Milagro Santa Cruz of Yojoa.

Three years ago she decided to buy and sell used clothes. She did so because she did not have a way of getting income to support her family. She sells blouses, pants, dresses, shorts, and others. She is motivated because she has work and she gets income.

Her sales have increased because she always keeps her business stocked with the loans she has requested. This current loan is the seventh loan she has requested. She wants to buy more clothes to stock and to offer new garments to her customers.

She wants to continue working and doing well in her business. That is where she gets income for the household expenses.
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Doña Sabas es madre soltera tiene un hijo de 18 años de edad, ella tiene 50 años de edad, vive en la aldea el Milagro Santa cruz de Yojoa.
Desde hace tres años ella decidió comprar y vender ropa usada, ya que no tenía de donde sacar ingresos para el sustento familiar. Vende blusas, pantalones, vestidos, short y otros. Esta motivada porque tiene un trabajo y obtiene ingresos.
han incrementado las ventas ya que siempre ha mantenido surtido con los prestamos que a solicitado, este actual es el séptimo préstamo que solicita y quiere comprar mas ropa para surtir y ofrecer prendas nuevas a los clientes.
Ella quiere seguir trabajando y superando su negocio, pues es de donde obtiene ingresos para los gastos del hogar.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 66
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,799,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Sabas to stock her used clothes business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 12, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012