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Iris Yaneth
Iris, age 38, is a single mother. She lives with her two children in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula. She is very enterprising. She previously worked at a pastry business as a dispatcher. With her savings she managed to establish her own business on the sidewalk of one of the city markets.

That is where she sells cell phone accessories like cases, batteries, chargers, and others. She also sells make-up like lipstick, eye shadow, fingernail polish, nail trimmers, compact powder, and others. The business has been profitable as she has had it for three years. She gets the income needed to support her children.

With this 10,000 lempira loan that she has requested she will stock her business more with cell phone accessories and cosmetics. She will do this in order to make her business grow more. Her goal for the future is to generate more income so that she can finish expanding her house.
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Iris, tiene 38 años de edad, es madre soltera y vive con sus dos hijos en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ella es muy emprendedora anteriormente trabajaba en una repostería como despachadora y con sus ahorros ha logrado establecer su propio negocio en las aceras de uno de los mercados de la ciudad. Allí vende accesorios para telefonos celulares como ser cobertores, baterías, cargadores, y otros, también vende maquillajes como lápiz labial, sombras, esmalte para uñas, corta uñas, polvo compacto y otros. El negocio ha sido rentable ya tiene tres años de tenerlo y obtiene los ingresos necesarios para la manutención de sus hijos. Con el préstamo que ha solicitado de 10,000 lempiras va surtir más su negocio de accesorios para celulares y cosméticos, con el fin de hacer crecer mas el negocio. Su meta a futuro es generar más ingresos para terminar de ampliar su casa.

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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Iris Yaneth to buy cell phone accessories and cosmetics that she will sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2012
Nov 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013