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Sra. Mirian is 23 years old and a single mother with two children. She and her children reside in a community in the town of Tela in the Department of Atlántida.

For the past three years, Mirian has been selling clothes for women, men, and children. She also sells cosmetics. At the moment, she is requesting a loan in the amount of 13,000 HNL which she plans to invest in the purchase of summer clothing, crèmes, lotions, sunscreen, and conditioners.

Mirian hopes to take advantage of the summer season to increase her sales and her earnings. This will enable her to improve her quality of life and provide an education for her children.

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La señora Mirian tiene 23 años, tiene 2 hijos, es madre soltera, reside junto a sus hijos en una comunidad del Municipio de Tela, departamento de Atlántida.
Desde hace 3 años se dedica a la venta de ropa para damas, caballeros y niños, además vende cosméticos.
Actualmente ha solicitado un préstamo por la cantidad de 13 ,000 Lempiras, los que piensa invertir en la compra de ropa de temporada de verano, cremas, lociones, bloqueadores solares y acondicionadores.
Mirian espera aprovechar la temporada de verano para incrementar sus ventas y sus ingresos que le permitan mejorar su calidad de vida y brindarles educación escolar a sus hijos.

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
  • 93
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,206,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Mirian to buy summer clothing, crèmes, lotions, sunscreen, and conditioners.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014