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Iris Suyapa
Iris is 32 years old and lives with her husband in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula. For 10 years, she has been established in her own business making piñatas for every occasion and in a variety of designs. She sells this product through orders at the stores, supermarkets and markets of the city.

Previously she worked in a factory. but she and her husband decided to devote themselves to making piñatas. She has applied for a loan of 10,000 lempiras to buy materials such as tissue paper, masking tape, glue and wire to fill the orders she has from her customers.

She is positive about her business, since the piñatas she makes are very beautiful and are in great demand. Her plan is to make improvements to her business and make it grow.
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Iris, tiene 32 años de edad, vive con su esposo en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ella lleva 10 años de haber establecido su propio negocio de elaboración de piñatas para toda ocasión y variedad de diseños. Este producto lo vende por encargos en las tiendas, supermercados y mercados de la ciudad. Anteriormente trabajaba en maquila pero decidió con su esposo dedicarse a la fabricación de piñatas. Ella ha solicitado un préstamo por 10,000 lempiras para la compra de materiales como ser papel china, maskin tape pegamento y alambre para sacar los pedidos que tiene de sus clientes. Ella esta positiva con su negocio ya que las piñatas que hace son muy bonitas y tienen gran demanda. Su plan es hacerle mejoras al negocio y hacerlo crecer más.

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
  • 22
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Iris Suyapa to buy materials such as paper, glue, wire and masking tape for making piñatas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 29, 2012
Listed
Dec 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013