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Irene
Irene is 40 years old, married and has one two-year-old child. He lives in the city of San Pedro Sula, Cortes.

Ten months ago, Irene established his own business. He was living abroad for a while and with the savings he was able to accrue, he returned and started his business. He sells products like cosmetics, body creams, dental products, hair gel, clips, talcum powders, shampoos, mirrors, etc. He sells in a small stall located in the central market. He has his own customer base and up to now, his sales have been good. With this he has been able to pay for the necessities for his family. He works at his business 12 hours a day.

In order to make purchases, continue making the daily income to give his family their daily needs, and to grow his business, he requested a loan from ODEF of 15,000 lempiras to purchase a variety of cosmetics, creams, lotions, etc. He believes that this investment will increase his capital and he will be able to make sales with sufficient product.

His goal in the future is to continue getting loans with ODEF that will allow his to grow in sales and be able to expand within the market.
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Irene tiene 40 años de edad, es casado, tiene un hijo de 2 años de edad, vive en la ciudad de San Pedro Sula, Cortes.
Don Irene hace 10 meses establecio su propio negocio. estubo viviendo por una temporada en el extranjero y con los ahorros que logro hacer, regreso e inicio su negocio. el vende productos como: cosmeticos, cremas para el cuerpo, productos dentales, gel para el cabello, ganchos,talcos shampoo, espejos etc.el vende en un pequeño local ubicado en el mercado del centro. el cuenta con su propia clientela y hasta el momento sus ventas han sido favorables, de alli ha podido solventar las necesidades de su familia. El le dedica a su negocio 12 horas diarias.
Irene para comprar y seguir obteniendo los ingresos diarios para suplir las neceidades diarias de su familia y para crecer mas en su negocio solicito un prestamo a Odef de 15,000 lempiras para la compra de variedad de cosmeticos, cremas, lociones,etc. Piensa que con esta inversion aumentara mas su capital y podra vender con suficiente producto.
Su meta en el futuro es seguir obteniendo financiamientos con Odef que le permitan crecer como comerciante, y poder extenderse en el mercado.

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
  • $7,980,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Expired
A loan of $800 helped Irene to buy cosmetics, creams, lotions, etc., to stock up on products for resale.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 17, 2012
Listed
Jun 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Expired:
Jul 8, 2012