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Elsa Marina
Elsa Marina, 33, is married living with her husband and her three children in the municipality of Trinidad, Santa Bárbara. She used to work sewing shoes and a year ago decided to manufacture cardboard boxes for shoes. She sells the product to shoe shops in the community and adjacent areas.

This is the second loan she’s requested. It’s for 12,000 lempiras that she needs to buy raw materials she uses to make the shoe boxes like cardboard, staples and staplers. She wants to see good business growth and to be united with her family and to feel that her business is her own.
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Elsa Marina, tiene 33 años de edad, es casada vive con su esposo y sus tres hijos en el municipio de Trinidad Santa Bárbara. Ella anteriormente realizaba trabajos de costurado de zapatos y hace un año decidió fabricar cajas de cartón para zapatos. Este producto lo vende en los talleres de zapatería de la comunidad y sus alrededores. Es el segundo préstamo que solicita y es por 12,000.00 lempiras, que lo necesita para la compra de materia prima que utiliza para la elaboración de cajas para zapatos, como ser cartón, grapas y grapadoras. Ella quiere ver un buen crecimiento en su negocio, y estar unida con su familia y sentir que su negocio es propio.

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 Elsa Marina to buy raw materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 8, 2012
Listed
May 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013