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Candida Rosa
Cándida, age 69, is married and has four adult children. She lives with her husband and one of her children in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula.

Cándida previously worked as a teacher, but the lack of employment made her decide to establish her own source of income. She decided to do this in order to contribute to her household. She opened a grocery store in order to sell food staples like basic grains, dairy products, meat, bread, soft drinks, flour, and eggs, etc. She has had this business for ten years. She has persevered in order to succeed at maintaining it and getting the income needed for her family.

She is requesting a loan for 10,000.00 lempiras to stock the products that she needs in her store. She will buy things like basic grains, meat, eggs, and dairy products, etc. to satisfy her customers.

Her goal is to keep her business stocked in order to generate a secure income for her family.
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La señora Cándida, tiene 69 años de edad, casada, tiene 4 hijos mayores de edad, vive con su esposo y uno de sus hijos en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula.
Doña Cándida, anteriormente trabajaba como maestra y la falta de empleo la hizo tomar la decisión de establecer su propia fuente de ingresos para aportar al hogar como ser una pulpería para vender productos alimenticios de consumo diario, ella ofrece a sus clientes granos básicos, lácteos, carnes, pan, refrescos, harina, huevos, etc. este negocio lo tiene desde hace 10 años y ha perseverado para lograr mantenerlo y obtener los ingresos necesarios para su familia.
Ella está solicitando un préstamo de 10,000.00 lempiras para surtir de productos que le hacen falta en la pulpería como granos básicos, carnes, huevos, lácteos, etc. y satisfacer a los clientes.
Su meta es mantener el negocio surtido para que le genere un ingreso seguro para su familia.

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
  • 73
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,801,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Candida Rosa to buy food products like basic grains, dairy products, meat, bread, soft drinks, flour, and eggs, etc. to sell at her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2012
Listed
May 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 19, 2013