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Normelina, 29, is married, has two children and lives in the village of Taulabe, Comayagua. For five years, she has been running a grocery store which she started because she needed a job to earn an income. She used her own capital to stock the store where she works full-time. She sells rice, shortening, beans, corn, flour, sugar and other items.

She has requested this 10,000 HNL loan to buy beans, corn, sugar, rice, flour, etc. Her goal is to expand her business and begin selling other products.
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Normelina tiene 29 años de edad, esta casada, tiene 2 hijos y vive en un aldea de Taulabe, Comayagua.
Normelina tiene un negocio de pulpería lleva 5 años trabajando en el, inicio con la necesidad de un ingreso y un empleo fijo. Utilizo fondos propios para surtir el negocio. Normelina dedica tiempo completo a la pulpería. Vende arroz, manteca, frijoles, maíz, harina, azúcar, entre otras cosas.
Solicito este crédito de 10,000 lempiras para surtir su inventario con la compra de frijoles, maíz, azúcar, arroz, harina etc.
Su meta es que el negocio crezca y poder extenderse con la venta de otros productos.

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
  • 29
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Normelina to buy goods for her store, such as flour, beans, rice, softdrinks, corn, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2013
Mar 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014