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Vermira is 38 years old. She has three children and is married. She lives with her husband and her children in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula. For ten years, she has been making a living selling food products from her small grocery store where she sells basic grains, soft drinks, bread, over-the-counter medicines, churros [fried dough pastry], candy, sugar, canned goods and other items. The grocery store is located at her house and she already has a good clientele.

The loan she is requesting is for 20,000 Lempiras and she will use it to supply her business with staple food products and to be able to improve her income in order to help her family. Her plan is to grow her business and, thus, have a better quality of life.
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Vermira, tiene 38 años de edad, tiene 3 hijos, es casada y vive con su esposo y sus hijos en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ella tiene 10 años de dedicarse a la venta de productos alimenticios en su pulpería, donde vende granos básicos, refrescos, pan, pastillas, churros, dulces, azúcar, productos enlatados y otros. La pulpería la tiene en su casa y ya tiene una buena clientela. El préstamo que solicita es por 20,000 Lempiras y lo utilizara para surtir el negocio con productos comestibles de primera necesidad y poder mejorar los ingresos para ayudar a su familia. Su plan es que su negocio crezca y así tener un mejor nivel de vida.

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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
  • 115
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Vermira to buy food products such as bread, soft drinks, basic grains, sugar, rice, dairy products and other items to supply her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 26, 2012
Oct 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013