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Rosa Elia
Rosa, age 53, is a single mother, and she has eight children. She lives with her minor children in a community in the Tela municipality in the Atlántida department.

She started her business eight years ago. She sells basic staple items in a grocery store. Rosa decided to establish her business because of the need to generate income that would allow her to improve her financial situation. This business has helped her during all of this time.

She has requested a loan for 10,000 lempiras, which she plans to use to buy rice, beans, shortening, sugar, Maseca [brand of corn flour], flour, bread, common use medicines, and cleaning and hygiene products.

Rosa is very excited to continue investing in her business. She will do this to increase her sales and her income, which will allow her to improve her living conditions.
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La señora Rosa tiene 53 años , tiene 8 hijos es madre soltera, reside junto a uno de sus hijos menores en una comunidad del Municipio de Tela, departamento de Atlántida.
Inicio su negocio hace 8 años, ella se dedica a la venta de alimentos de la canasta básica familiar a través de una pulpería.
Debido a la necesidad de generar ingresos que le permitan mejorar su situación económica Doña Rosa decidió establecer su negocio con el cual se ha ayudado todo este tiempo.
Ella ha solicitado un préstamo por la cantidad de 10 ,000 Lempiras, los que piensa invertir en la compra de Arroz, frijoles, manteca, azúcar, maseca, harina, pan, medicinas de uso común y productos de higiene y limpieza.
Doña Rosa se siente muy animada a continuar invirtiendo en su negocio para aumentar sus ventas e ingresos que le permitan mejorar su condición de vida.

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
  • 22
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,484,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Rosa Elia to buy rice, beans, shortening, sugar, Maseca [brand of corn flour], flour, bread, common use medicines, and cleaning and hygiene products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 24, 2013
Listed
Feb 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 19, 2013