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Gloria Esther
Gloria is 44 years old. She is a single mother with two children and lives in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula. Over a year ago, she established her own business where she makes and arranges floral arrangements and flowers for all types of occasions. She also sells items such as wrapping paper for gifts and others. Her business is located in her home.

She has decided to request her third loan of 4,000 lempiras in order to purchase materials such as flowers, vases, mosses, and other items to make floral arrangements and also to sell the flowers. Her plan is to have a better inventory of products to offer and succeed in having her children prepare to be professionals.
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Doña Gloria, tiene 44 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene dos hijos y vive en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ella tiene mas de un año de haber establecido su propio negocio donde elabora y vende arreglos florales y flores para todo tipo de ocasión. También vende variedades como papel para regalos y otros. El negocio lo tiene en su casa. Ha decidido solicitar un tercer préstamo por 4,000 lempiras para comprar materia prima como flores, bases, musgos etc. para elaborar arreglos florales y también vender las flores. Su plan es tener mayor inventario de productos que ofrecer y logar que sus hijos se preparen profesionalmente.

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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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,175,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gloria Esther to purchase materials to make floral arrangements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 2, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014