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Carmen Aleyda
Carmen is 36 years old, married, and has three children. She lives in the town of Esparta, Atlántida with her family.


For the past six years, she has been selling different types of fish. Her sales are conducted at her house. She buys the fish and then sells her product to the customers in her neighborhood. Carmen has always been in the retail trade since she previous raised and sold pigs.


She is requesting her third loan in the amount of 10,000 HNL. The money will be spent on more fish to sell, but 30% of the loan amount will be used to pay back a personal debt. Carmen has maintained an active business, but she wants to continue growing and use her earnings to acquire a membership into an association of fish vendors.

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Carmen de 36 años de edad, casada, tiene 3 hijos, vive en el municipio de Esparta, Atlántida con su familia. Ella tiene 6 años de dedicarse a la venta de pescado de diferentes clases. Las ventas las realizan en su casa, compra el pescado y lo revende a sus clientes que tiene en su aldea. Siempre se ha dedicado al comercio anteriormente se dedicaba a la cría y venta de cerdos. El préstamo que solicita es el tercer ciclo y es por 10,000 Lempiras y los utilizara para comprar más pescado y vender. con el 30% del préstamo cancela deuda a una persona particular. Ha mantenido su negocio activo y quiere seguir creciendo y con las ganancias poder hacer apertura de una asociación de vendedores de pescado.

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
  • 12
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,466,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Carmen Aleyda to buy fish to sell and to pay off a personal debt.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 3, 2012
Listed
Sep 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Oct 17, 2013