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Lourdes
Lourdes, age 51, is a single mother, and she has three children. She lives with them in the Puerto Cortes municipality.

Lourdes has had a business of selling new clothes, shoes, and beauty accessories for six years. She sells in an itinerant manner in the neighboring communities. She says that this business has been very profitable. It has generated profits that she has been able to reinvest in her business. Also, with the loans that ODEF has given her, she has managed to stock her business and keep it stable.

Lourdes is a very hard-working woman. She has had seven loans with ODEF. She is currently requesting her eighth loan for 12,000 lempiras. She will use the loan to buy more merchandise for her business. She will buy things like clothes, shoes, and other merchandise that she does not have.

She is motivated to continue benefiting from the loans that ODEF has given her. This is because her business has prospered a lot since she started it, and her quality of life is better than before.
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Lourdes tiene 51 años de edad, es madre soltera y tiene 3 hijos y vive con ellos en el municipio de Puerto Cortes.
Doña Lourdes posee desde hace 6 años un negocio de venta de ropa nueva, venta de calzado y variedad de accesorios de belleza la cual vende de manera ambulante en las colonias vecinas de su comunidad. Dice que este negocio le ha sido muy rentable generándole beneficiosas ganancias de las cuales ha podido reinvertir en el negocio y también con los financiamientos que Odef le ha proporcionado a logrado surtir el negocio y mantenerlo estable.
Doña Lourdes es una señora bastante trabajadora, lleva 7 prestamos como Odef, actualmente solicita el octavo de 12,000 lempiras para invertir en comprar mas mercadería para el negocio como ropa, zapatos, y otra mercadería con la que no cuenta. Se siente motivada a seguir beneficiándose de los prestamos que odef le ha proporcionado ya que su negocio a prosperado mucho desde que inicio y su calidad de vida es mejor que antes.

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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $7,989,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Lourdes to buy more merchandise like clothes, shoes, and other merchandise that she does not have.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 12, 2012
Listed
May 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 18, 2013