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Maria Del Carmen
María del Carmen, 48, is a single mother of three children. She lives in the suburbs of San Pedro Sula. María has had her own business for ten years, selling all kinds of foods such as meals, fried chicken with fries, etc. She works at home, on demand, and she offers home delivery.

María has been a client of the institution for several years. This loan will be part of the 26th cycle. She is requesting 10,000 Lempiras [HNL] to buy supplies. Her plan is to increase her sales, and thus her income, by offering new recipes. This will help her to pay for her son’s studies.
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María del Carmen, tiene 48 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene 3 hijos y vive en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ella tiene su propio negocio desde hace 10 años donde vende variedad de comidas como almuerzos, pollo frito con tajadas y otras. Ella vende en su casa y trabaja en base a pedidos los que entrega a domicilio también. Ha sido cliente de la institución por varios años. Con el préstamo que solicita son 26 ciclos de préstamos y es por un monto de 10,000 Lempiras, con el cual va comprar insumos para la elaboración de comidas. Su plan es aumentar las ventas vendiendo nuevos platillos de comida para generar ingresos y ayudar a su hijo con los estudios.

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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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 30
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,257,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Maria Del Carmen to buy supplies to prepare food, such as rice, beans, flour, butter, meat and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 16, 2013
Listed
Mar 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 27, 2013