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Iris Suyapa
Iris is 25 years old. She lives with her husband and two children in a neighborhood in the community of Azacualpa, Santa Bárbara. One year ago, she decided to invest her savings in a convenience store and then reinvest her profits from the merchandise she sold. Iris sells food products and groceries such as rice, sugar, lard, snacks, flour, canned goods, condiments, toilet paper, soap, shampoo, hair clips, hairpins, and other items.


Iris has now decided to obtain a loan so that she can have a variety of products to offer to her customers in order to grow her business even more. The loan is in the amount of 21,000 HNL and will be used to purchase basic grains, eggs, lard, soft drinks, dairy products, bread, snacks, sugar, and other grocery items. Her goal is to become a good businesswoman and help her family as much as she can. Her greatest wish is to convert her business into a supermarket.

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Iris tiene 25 años de edad, tiene 2 hijos, vive con ellos y su esposo en un barrio de la comunidad de Azacualpa, Santa Bárbara. Hace un año que ella decidió invertir sus ahorros en establecer una pulpería, la que ha surtido mediante la reinversión de sus ganancias. Ella vende productos alimenticios y abarrotes, como ser arroz, azúcar, manteca, churros, harina, productos enlatados, condimentos, papel higiénico, jabón, champú, colas y ganchos para cabello, etc. ahora ella ha decidido obtener un préstamo para tener variedad de productos que ofrecer a los clientes y poder crecer más. El préstamo es por 21,000 lempiras, con el cual va comprar granos básicos, huevos, manteca, refrescos, lácteos, pan, churros, azúcar y otros abarrotes. Su meta es ser una buena empresaria y ayudar en lo que pueda a su familia y su mayor sueño es llegar a convertirse en un supermercado.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 24
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,146,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Iris Suyapa to buy basic grains, eggs, lard, soft drinks, dairy products, bread, snacks, sugar, and other grocery items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 14, 2012
Listed
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 20, 2015