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Marlen Yaneth
Marlen is 36 years old, married, and has two children. She lives with her family in the town of Morazán, Yoro.

For the past four years, Marlen has owned her own grocery business where she sells basic household products such as rice, beans, corn, lard, condiments, soft drinks, sugar, and other items. She already has her own clientele. The loan she is requesting is her second transaction and is in the amount of 16,000 HNL. She plans to invest the money in the purchase of basic grains, lard, sugar, flour, and condiments to restock her business so that she can fulfill the needs of her customers.

Her plans include helping her children with their studies.

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Marlen, tiene 36 años de edad, es casada, tiene dos hijos, vive en el municipio de Morazán, Yoro con su esposo y sus hijos. Marlen tiene 4 años de tener su propio negocio de una pulpería, donde vende productos de la canasta básica familiar entre ellos arroz, frijoles, maíz, manteca, condimentos, refrescos, azúcar etc. Y ya cuenta con su propia clientela. El préstamo que ha solicitado es el segundo y es por 16,000 lempiras y piensa invertirlo en la compra de granos básicos, manteca, azúcar, harina, condimentos para surtir el negocio y sustentar las necesidades de sus clientes. Tiene como plan ayudarles a sus hijos con el estudio.

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
  • 65
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,799,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Marlen Yaneth to buy basic grains, lard, sugar, flour, and condiments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014