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Suyapa Esperanza
Doña Suyapa is 42 years old, married, and has five children. They live in a neighborhood in the city of San Pedro Sula.

Doña Suyapa has been managing a convenience store for four years. She offers basic household products such as bread, sugar, rice, lard, sauces, and other items. Suyapa says that her business has achieved good results and has enabled her to help her husband with the household expenses.

She is requesting her fifth loan in the amount of 10,000 HNL so that she can restock her business by purchasing products such as meat, bags of coffee, soap, and all types of candies. Doña Suyapa believes that restocking her business with more inventory will increase her sales, thus resulting in a favorable improvement in her income.

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Doña Suyapa tiene 42 años de edad, es casada, tiene 5 hijos con los cuales vive en una aldea de la Ciudad de San Pedro Sula.
Doña Suyapa se dedica desde hace 4 años a atender su negocio de pulperia, ofrece productos de la canasta básica como pan, azúcar, arroz, manteca, salsina, etc. Dice que este negocio le ha resultado bastante bien ya que allí provee para ayudarle a su esposo con los gastos del hogar.
Ella ha solicitado su quinto préstamo de 10,000 lempiras para surtir su negocio comprando productos como carnes, café de bolsa, jabón, y toda clase de golosinas.
Doña Suyapa piensa que al surtir más su negocio sus ventas aumentaran y por lo tanto sus ingresos mejoraran favorablemente.

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
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Suyapa Esperanza to buy meat, bags of coffee, soap, and all types of candies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 26, 2012
Oct 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013