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Reinelda
Reinelda is 52 years old, and she is married. Her husband works with a taxi. She has three children, and she lives with them in the Intibucá municipality. She has always liked making clothes.

She has been making different designs of cushions for 15 years. She also mends clothes. She sells the cushions at the local market and to the general public. This business activity has helped her generate income to cover household expenses.

She is requesting a loan for 7,000 lempiras. This is her fourth loan with ODEF, and she will use it to buy more fabric and thread that she needs to keep making cushions. This loan will help her to keep raw materials on hand in order to work and be solvent.

Her goal is to always keep her business in order to help her household and her children with their education.
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Doña Reinelda, tiene 52 años de edad, casada, su esposo trabaja con un taxi, tiene 3 hijos y vive con ellos en el municipio de Intibucá. A ella siempre le ha gustado la confección de ropa, lleva 15 años de dedicarse a la elaboración de cojines de diferentes diseños y también hace reparaciones de prendas de vestir. Los cojines los vende en el mercado local y a personas particulares. Esta actividad le ha ayudado a generar ingresos para cubrir gastos del hogar. El préstamo que solicita es por 7,000 Lempiras y es el cuarto prestamo obtenido con ODEF, el cual lo va utilizar para comprar más telas e hilos que necesita para seguir confeccionando cojines. Este préstamo le ayudara a mantener materia prima para trabajar solvente. Su meta es mantener siempre el negocio para ayudar al hogar y a sus hijas con el estudio.

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
  • 7
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,456,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Reinelda to buy more fabric and thread to make cushions to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 14, 2012
Listed
Dec 28, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013