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Estanislao
Doña Estanislao is 60 years old and a single mother of four children who are independent. She lives with her three grandchildren in a neighborhood in the town of Tela, Atlántida.


For the past four years, Estanislao has sold merchandise such as clothing and uniforms for women, men, and children. She also sells cosmetics such as crèmes, lotions, and other items requested by her customers. Estanislao sells her merchandise as a traveling vendor in her neighborhood and the surrounding areas. She submits orders through Avon product catalogs.


Estanislao has invested several loans to keep her business stable. She is currently requesting her seventh loan from ODEF, which is in the amount of 13,000 HNL. The money will be used to restock her inventory of clothing and cosmetics so that she can increase her earnings. Estanislao will take advantage of the summer season. Her goal is to use the profits from her business to make improvements to her home.

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Doña Estanislao, tiene 60 años de edad, es madre soltera sus 4 hijos son independientes, vive junto a sus tres nietos en una aldea del municipio de Tela, Atlántida. Ella tiene 4 años de dedicarse a vender mercadería como ropa para damas, caballeros y niños, uniformes, también cosméticos como cremas, lociones, y otros que le piden sus clientes. Ella vende su mercadería de manera ambulante en la aldea y a sus alrededores, mediante pedidos por catalagos de productos AVON. Ha invertido varios préstamos para mantener estable su negocio, actualmente el préstamo que solicita es el séptimo ciclo con ODEF y es por 13,000 lempiras, con el cual va surtir de más mercadería de ropa y cosméticos para poder incrementar sus ganancias, aprovechando que viene la temporada de verano. Su propósito de trabajar con el negocio es para mejorar su vivienda.

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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Estanislao to buy clothing and cosmetics to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 7, 2013
Listed
Feb 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 17, 2014