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Blanca Neptalia
Blanca is 46 years old, married, and has two children. She lives with her husband and one of her children in the town of Tela, Atlántida.


Blanca established her own business four years ago as a source of income. She provides haircuts, coloring, treatments, manicures, and other beauty services. Blanca has been able to maintain her business by investing several loans from ODEF. She has participated in eight loan cycles.


Her current loan is in the amount of 5,000 HNL and will be used to buy a barber chair since the one she currently owns is in bad condition. She will also buy dyes, shampoo, treatments, and nail polishes in order to maintain the inventory of products she uses in her salon. Her plan is to improve her business and her income. With the earnings, she will be able to maintain her household and help her children with their studies.

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Blanca tiene 46 años de edad, casada, tiene dos hijos y vive en el municipio de Tela, Atlántida junto a su esposo y uno de sus hijos. Ella estableció su propia fuente de ingresos, hace 4 años presta los servicios de corte de cabello, tintes, tratamientos, manicure y otros trabajos de belleza. Blanca ha mantenido este negocio mediante la inversión de varios prestamos lleva ocho ciclos con la institución. el préstamo actual es de 5,000 lempiras y lo utilizara en la compra de una silla de barbero porque la que tiene actualmente esta en mal estado y compra de tintes, champú, tratamientos, esmalte para mantener inventario de productos que usa en el salón. Su plan es mejorar el negocio y sus ingresos. Con las ganancias aporta al hogar y ayuda a sus hijos con el estudio.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 74
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,656,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Blanca Neptalia to buy dyes, shampoo, treatments, nail polishes, and a barber chair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 27, 2012
Listed
Sep 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013