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Alba
Alba, 27, lives in a rural village in the municipality of Quimistán, Santa Bárbara with her spouse and two children. Alba worked for several years at an assembly plant but became unemployed 8 months ago and decided to use her savings to start her own grocery store business and sell basic staples. She sells basic grains, pills, lard, snacks, candy, noodles, sauce and eggs and in order to stock the store and increase sales and income has decided to request a 12,000 Lempira loan to buy more products like rice, sugar, beans, coffee, salt, bread, lard, eggs, medicine and cleaning supplies. Her goal is to keep the store stocked to offer greater amounts of products and increase her clientele because the good sales season is approaching. Her goal is to have a well-stocked large store to provide her children with schooling and also to build her own house.
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Alba, tiene 27 años de edad, vive en una aldea rural del municipio de Quimistán, Santa Bárbara con su conyugue y sus dos hijos.
Alba estuvo trabajando varios años en una fábrica maquiladora y hace 8 meses quedó sin empleo, y con sus ahorros decidió iniciar su propio negocio de pulpería para vender productos de consumo diario. Ella vende granos básicos, pastillas, manteca, churros, dulces, pastas, salsina y huevos. y para surtir la pulpería e incrementar las ventas y los ingresos ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 12,000 Lempiras con el cual comprara más productos como arroz, azúcar, frijoles, café, sal, pan, manteca, huevos, medicamentos y productos de limpieza e higiene. Su fin es mantener surtido el negocio para ofrecer mayor cantidad de productos y aumentar la clientela ya que viene la época buena para las ventas. Su meta es tener un negocio grande bien surtido para darles la educación a sus hijos y lograr también construir su propia vivienda.

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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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,676,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Alba to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 23, 2012
Listed
Oct 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013