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Guadalupe is 45 years of age. She is married and lives with her husband and two children in a neighborhood in the suburbs of San Pedro Sula.

Guadalupe has always enjoyed selling things, and in the past has sold products such as new clothing. However, two years ago she started to sell gold plated jewelry such as earrings, bracelets and chains to generate more income. She sells on order from her customers, and has customers who buy wholesale for resale during fair times or holidays.

She has requested 10,000.00 Honduran lempiras. This is her second loan with the institution, and she plans to invest the money in purchasing gold plated products to meet her customers’ orders. It is holiday time in her city and she wants to take advantage of this to increase her income. Her goal is to generate more income to support her husband with the household expenses, and to become a gold plated product distributor.
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Guadalupe tiene 45 años de edad, es casada, vive con su esposo y sus dos hijos en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula.
Doña Guadalupe siempre le ha gustado el comercio, siempre ha vendido mercadería como ropa nueva, pero hace dos años que también decidió vender joyas en enchape de oro, como ser aretes, pulseras, cadenas y otros para generar más ingresos. Ella vende según pedido, tiene clientes que le compran al por mayor en temporadas de ferias o días festivos para reventa.
Esta solicitando 10,000.00 lempiras, es su segundo préstamo con la institución y lo va invertir en la compra de producto de enchape en oro para cumplir con los pedidos que tiene de los clientes, ya está la temporada de la feria en la ciudad y va aprovechar para incrementar sus ingresos. Su meta es generar más ingresos para apoyar a su esposo con los gastos del hogar y convertirse en una distribuidora de productos de enchape.

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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
  • 34
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,940,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Guadalupe to buy gold plated products to cover her customers’ orders.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2012
May 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012