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Maria Del Rosario
Doña María is 61 years old, married, and has four children. She lives with her husband and children in the town of Santa Cruz de Yojoa.


For the past seven years, Doña María has been selling merchandise such as clothing for women, men, and children. She accepts orders and makes home deliveries. María also sells soft drinks, snack foods, sweets, and cookies. She previously sold tortillas. María is an enterprising woman who always looks for ways to generate income. She decided to request her second loan from ODEF so that she can remain active in her business. The amount of 5,000 HNL will be used to buy more soft drinks, snack foods, candy, and clothing so that she can increase her inventory and her sales.


Her goal is to establish her business in a centralized location and to expand it even more.

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Doña María tiene 61 años de edad, es casada, tiene 4 hijos, vive en el municipio de Santa Cruz de Yojoa junto a su esposo e hijos. Hace 7 años que doña María se ha dedicado a vender mercadería como ropa para damas, caballeros y niños mediante pedidos y entrega a domicilio, y en su casa también vende refrescos, churros, dulces y galletas. Ella anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de tortillas, es una señora muy emprendedora, siempre busca como obtener sus ingresos. Ha decidido solicitar un segundo préstamo a ODEF para mantener activo su negocio, el cual es por 5,000.00 lempiras y va comprar más refrescos, churros, dulces y ropa para incrementar su inventario y aumentar las ventas. Tiene como meta establecer el negocio en un local céntrico y ampliarlo 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 85
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,841,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Maria Del Rosario to buy soft drinks, snack foods, candy, and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 4, 2012
Listed
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013