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Maria Erundina
Doña Maria Erundina is 49 years old and a single mother. She has five children who are ages 23, 22, 18, 16, and 14. The two youngest children are in school. Doña Maria Erundina lives with her children in Yoro.


Doña Mara earns her living by operating a business where she makes and sells food products such as spices, cloves, cilantro, annatto, soy products, and bags of potato chips. With the help of her children, she is able to supply grocery stores and businesses in central Yoro. She has been in business for one year and makes her products twice a week.


Maria is a hardworking woman and has been able to help her children move forward. She has been able to maintain her business since her customers remain satisfied with the products she sells. Maria is currently requesting her second loan in the amount of 8000 HNL to invest in the purchase of supplies for making spices, condiments, and potato chips. Her goal is to create more demand for her products and increase her income so that her two youngest children can continue studying.

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Doña Maria Erundina tiene 49 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene 5 hijos de 23, 22, 18, 16,14 años de edad, de los cuales 2 de los menores estudian, y ella vive con sus hijos en Yoro.
Doña Maria, se gana la vida realizando una actividad de negocio de elaboración y venta de productos alimenticios como, especias, clavos de olor, culantrillo, achiote, productos de soya y papas fritas en bolsa, que con la ayuda de sus hijos ella surte las pulperías y negocios del centro de la ciudad de Yoro, desde hace 1año realiza esta actividad, elaborando 2 veces por semana.
Ha sido una mujer muy trabajadora, la cual ha podido sacar sus hijos adelante, y ha logrado mantener su negocio debido a que sus clientes quedan satisfechos con el producto que les vende.
En la actualidad esta solicitando un segundo préstamo que es de 8,000 lempiras para poder invertir en compra de insumos para la elaboración de especias y condimentos y elaboración de las papas fritas.
Su meta es tener más demanda de producto y que sus ingresos aumenten para que sus 2 hijos menores sigan estudiando.

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
  • 87
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Maria Erundina to purchase supplies for making spices, condiments, and potato chips.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 3, 2012
Listed
Feb 6, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2013