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Diana Soraya
Diana is 32 years old, married, and has two children. She lives in a neighborhood of Baracoa Cortes.

For more than eight years, she managed her own business of selling food such as fried chicken with plantains, pork chops, and chicken and beef turnovers. She also sells ice cream, soft drinks, and fried dough. Diana has always enjoyed the retail trade and previously sold clothes for a living, but she saw that the food business was more profitable.

She is requesting a loan of 21,000 HNL so that she can invest in the purchase of supplies for preparing food and other products. This will help maintain the inventory of her business and result in more earnings. Her goal is to continue working so that her business can grow. On a personal level, she hopes to develop as a businesswoman and have a better standard of living.

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Diana tiene 32 años de edad, es casada, tiene 2 hijos y vive en una aldea de Baracoa Cortes. Diana tiene más de 8 años de dedicarse a su propio negocio de venta de comida como pollo frito con tajadas, chuleta de cerdo, pasteles de pollo y de carne y venta de helados, refrescos y churros. Siempre le ha gustado el comercio anteriormente vendía ropa pero miro que el negocio de comida es más rentable. Esta solicitando 21,000.00 lempiras para invertir en la compra de insumos para elaborar comida y otros productos que le ayuden a mantener surtido el negocio y le genere más ganancia. Su meta es seguir trabajando para que su negocio crezca y en lo personal crecer como comerciante y tener un nivel de vida mejor.

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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
  • 92
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,206,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Diana Soraya to buy ingredients for making her dishes as well as fried dough, ice cream, and soft drinks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 7, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014