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Olga Marina
Olga is 38 years old and single. She lives with her sister in a suburban neighborhood in San Pedro Sula. She worked for a private company for many years. Later on she was left without a job. However, a year ago she decided to establish her own business of selling food, candy, and soft drinks. She has her business set up in the center of the city. She offers her customers buffet style breakfasts and lunches.

She will use the 10,000 lempira loan she is requesting to buy the supplies she needs every day to make the food. She will buy things like meat, flour, shortening, condiments, vegetables, soft drinks, and rice, etc. Her plan is to grow in the business and to, in the future, open another eatery in order to get more income.
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Olga, tiene 38 años de edad, es soltera, vive con una hermana en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ella trabajo por muchos años en una empresa privada y luego quedo sin empleo, pero hace un año decidió establecer su propio negocio de venta de comidas, golosinas y refrescos. Este negocio lo tiene establecido en el centro de la cuidad y ofrece a sus clientes comida tipo bufet en el almuerzo y desayunos. El préstamo que solicita es por 10,000 lempiras y lo va invertir en su negocio para comprar los insumos que necesita a diario para la elaboración de comidas como ser: carnes, harina, manteca, condimentos, vegetales, refrescos, arroz etc. su plan es crecer con el negocio y en un futuro abrir otro comedor para obtener mas ingresos.

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
  • 89
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,673,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Olga Marina to buy supplies like meat, flour, shortening, condiments, vegetables, soft drinks, and rice, etc. in order to make food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 27, 2012
Listed
Jan 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014