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María Del Carmen
María, 63, is married and has 8 children. She lives with her husband and a grandson in the city of San Pedro Sula’s Chamelecon sector, Cortés Department.

María has been selling food like breakfast, lunch, chicken with fried plantain, turnovers, snacks and soft-drinks she prepares herself for the last 37 years.

At present she’s requesting a 20,000 Lempira loan to buy raw materials like oil, vegetables, meat, condiments and soft-drinks.

She believes the loan will help her develop the business more and keep her customers satisfied.

Her personal goal is to feel useful to society, to set a good example for her family and to continue growing in her business.
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La señora María tiene 63 años de edad, está casada, tiene 8 hijos. Reside junto a su esposo y un nieto en sector Chamelecon del Municipio de San Pedro Sula, Departamento del Cortés.
Doña María desde hace 37 años que se dedica a la venta de alimentos que ella misma prepara como ser: desayunos, almuerzos, pollo con tajadas de banano verde, pastelitos, golosinas y refrescos.
Actualmente ha solicitado préstamo por la cantidad de 20,000 Lempiras los que invertirá en la compra de materia prima: aceite, verduras, carnes, condimentos y refrescos.
Considera que el préstamo le ayudara a desarrollar más el negocio y a mantener su clientela satisfecha.
Su meta personal es sentirse útil a la sociedad, ser un buen ejemplo a su familia y seguir creciendo en su negocio.

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
  • 83
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,845,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped María Del Carmen to buy raw materials like chicken, beef and oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 29, 2012
Listed
Oct 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2013