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Alejandrina
Doña Alejandrina is 54 years old, married, and has three children who are independent. She lives in a neighborhood in the town of Choloma, Cortes.


Doña Alejandrina is a hardworking woman who has managed her own business for approximately 20 years. She prepares and sells baked goods such as cakes, donuts, empanadas, and cookies. Alejandrina also makes tamales by order and sews garments whenever she is asked. She reinvests her earnings so that she can maintain a stable business.


Doña Alejandrina has decided to request a loan of 10,000 HNL so that she can buy ingredients such as flour, shortening, sugar, yeast, eggs, and milk for making bread. With this investment, she will be able to complete a large order that has been submitted by her customers. Her goal is to generate income for completing the payment of her house and for continuing to grow her business.

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Doña Alejandrina, tiene 54 años de edad, esta casada con su esposo con quien tienen tres hijos, los tres son independientes, ella vive en una colonia que pertenece al municipio de Choloma, Cortes.
Doña Alejandrina es una señora trabajadora, que lleva aproximadamente 20 años de tener su propio negocio, elabora y vende pan casero como quesadillas, rosquillas, empanadas y tustacas. Además hace tamales por encargo y confección de prendas cuando le solicitan. Doña Alejandrina reinvierte sus ganancias para mantener estable su negocio. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 10,000 Lempiras para comprar materia prima como harinas, manteca, azúcar, levadura, huevos, leche para hacer pan. Con esta inversión va cumplir con un pedido grande que le han hecho sus clientes. Tiene como meta obtener ingresos para terminar de pagar su casa y seguir creciendo con el negocio.

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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
  • 26
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,349,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Alejandrina to buy flour, shortening, sugar, yeast, eggs, and milk for making bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 9, 2013
Listed
Jan 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 26, 2013