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Paula
Sra. Paula is 57 years old, married, and has five children. Only one child lives with her since the others are independent. Paula lives in Taulabe, Comayagua.


For the past 35 years, Paula has been preparing and selling a variety of dishes. She sells breakfast foods and snacks such as “baleadas” (Honduran stuffed tortillas), tacos, fried chicken with plantains, and other dishes. Her business is set up in a rented shop and is located in a strategic sales area. She already has a good clientele.


The loan she is requesting is in the amount of 15,000 HNL and will be invested in the purchase of supplies such as meat, rice, vegetables, beans, lard, condiments, and other ingredients needed to prepare her dishes. This will allow her to maintain an active business and to generate more sales. Her goal is to work hard so that she can succeed and secure her future.

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La señora Paula, tiene 57 años de edad, casada, tiene 5 hijos pero solamente vive con uno de ellos, los demás son independientes, ella vive en Taulabe, Comayagua.
Hace 35 años que se dedica a la elaboración y venta de variedad de comidas, vende almuerzos, golosinas como baleadas, tacos, pollo frito con tajadas etc. el negocio lo tiene establecido en un local que alquila y en un lugar estratégico de venta. Ya cuenta con buena clientela. El préstamo que solicita es por 15,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de insumos como carnes, arroz, vegetales, verduras, frijoles, manteca, condimentos y otros ingredientes que necesita para la elaboración de comidas y así podrá mantener su negocio activo y con mayor volumen de ventas. Su meta es trabajar duro para superarse y asegurar su futuro.

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
  • 50
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,354,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Paula to buy supplies for preparing her dishes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 4, 2012
Listed
Dec 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013