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Irma Iris
Sra. Irma is 42 years old, married, and has three children. She lives with her husband and children in San Juan Pueblo.

Two years ago, Irma started a grocery business where she sells household products such as basic grains, meats, bread, medicines, donuts, soft drinks, and toiletries. She has decided to request a loan in the amount of 10,000 HNL so that she can restock her store with basic grains, meats, dairy products, and other groceries in order to offer a wider and better variety of products. With this investment, Doña Irma hopes to increase her sales and her income. She also expects to improve her quality of life so that she can help her children graduate.

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La Señora Irma tiene 42 años de edad, está casada,tiene 3 hijos, reside en San Juan Pueblo en compañía de su esposo e hijos. Desde hace 2 años inicio su negocio a través de una tienda de comestibles donde vende productos de la canasta básica familiar como: granos básicos, carnes, pan, medicamentos, churros, refrescos y productos de higiene. Doña Irma ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por la cantidad de 10,000 Lempiras con el propósito de surtir su tienda comprando Granos basicos, carnes, lacteos, productos de abarrotes y ofrecer mayor y mejor variedad de productos. Con esta inversión espera un incremento en sus ventas e ingresos, mejorar su calidad de vida y poder ayudar a sus hijos a graduarse.

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
  • 74
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Irma Iris to buy basic grains, meats, dairy products, and other groceries.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014