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Bertha Alicia
Bertha is 47 years old, in a common law marriage, and has two children. She lives in a suburb of Choloma, Cortes and has been a merchant for more than 20 years. She sells seasonal fruits, cornstalks, tin, iron, junk, aluminum, tires, bronze, etc. She sells the fruit at the local market and the other discards to recyclers. She is asking for her fifth loan of 12,000 Lempiras which she will use to buy discards such as iron, broken items, plastics, etc. to sell. Her goal is to buy a vehicle to be able to work better.
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Bertha, tiene 47 años de edad, vive en unión libre con su pareja con quien tienen dos hijos y vive en una aldea del municipio de Choloma, Cortes. Ella lleva mas de 20 años de dedicarse al comercio, vende frutas de temporada, jilotes, tamarindo y materiales desechables como botellas de refrescos, lata, hierro, chatarras, aluminio, llantas, bronce etc. La fruta la vende en el mercado local y los materiales desechables los vende en las fábricas de reciclaje. Esta solicitando el quinto préstamo que es por 12,000 lempiras con el cual va comprar materiales desechables como hierro, artículos en mal estado, plásticos etc. para vender. Su meta es lograr comprar un vehículo para trabajar mejor.

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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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,239,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Bertha Alicia to buy recyclables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 22, 2013
Listed
May 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014