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Blanca Rosa
Blanca is 50 years old, married and lives with her husband and son in a neighborhood belonging to the city of San Pedro Sula. She has a small corner store where she has sold basic goods for the past ten years, includng sugar, bread, rice, chips, sweets, vegetables, meat, soft drinks, flour, cream and other items.

Blanca has requested three loans with the current one to keep her business active. This loan is for 12,000 Lempiras and will be invested in her store to stock vegetables, red meat and preserved meats so that she can generate greater earnings. She hopes to continue working so that her son will be able to finish his schooling.
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Doña Blanca, tiene 50 años de edad, es casada, vive junto a su esposo y un hijo en una colonia que pertenece a San Pedro Sula. Ella tiene una pulpería desde hace 10 años donde vende productos de la canasta básica familiar como azúcar, pan, arroz, hurros, dulces, verduras, carnes, refrescos, harina, manteca, etc. doña blanca ha solicitado tres prestamos con el actual para mantener activo su negocio. Este préstamo es por 12,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la pulpería para surtir de verduras, carnes y embutidos, con el fin de generar más ganancias. Ella espera seguir trabajando para que su hijo termine sus estudios.

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
  • 27
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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 $625 helped Blanca Rosa to buy food including red meat, preserved meats and vegetables to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014