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Suyapa Maribel
Suyapa, age 31, has four children between the ages of 2 and 14. She is married, and her husband is a painter. She lives in a rural village in the La Másica municipality, Atlántida.

For six years Suyapa has been selling groceries (basic grains, wheat flour, chicken consommé, salt, and sugar). She also sells hygienic and cleaning products. She started her business with her own savings and with the help of loans.

She is currently requesting a loan for 18,000 lempiras. She will use the loan to expand her business and to increase her inventory so that she can offer variety to her customers.

She states that she is motivated to get ahead because the income that she gets allows her to supply her family’s necessities. In the future Suyapa hopes to have a mini supermarket.
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La señora Suyapa, tiene 31 años, tiene 4 hijos entre 2 y 14 años de edad, esta casada, su esposo es pintor y reside en una aldea rural del municipio de La Másica, Atlántida.
Suyapa se dedica desde hace 6 años a la venta de abarrotería (granos básicos, harina de trigo, consomé de pollo, sal, azúcar) y productos de aseo y limpieza. Ella inicio su negocio con sus propios ahorros y además con la ayuda de financiamientos.
Actualmente ha solicitado un préstamo por la cantidad de 18,000 Lempiras los cuales piensa invertir en la ampliación de su negocio, aumentando el inventario para ofrecer variedad a sus clientes.
Manifiesta estar motivada a seguir adelante ya que los ingresos que obtiene le permiten suplir las necesidades de su familia. En el futuro Suyapa espera tener un mini súper.

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
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Suyapa Maribel to buy groceries to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 29, 2012
Listed
Mar 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012