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Maria Luisa
María Luisa is 61 years old. She is married and lives with her husband and one of her children in a town in the Choloma area, Cortes.

She set up her own business over three years ago. She runs a small grocery store where she sells staple grains, soft drinks, potato crisps, cold meats, sugar, and cleaning products, etc.

This is her 10th loan cycle. The loan she is requesting is for 20,000 Lempiras. She plans to use the money to stock her shop with goods such as staple cereals, dairy products, cold meats, soft drinks, and potato crisps, among other products.

Her aim is to improve her business so that it can grow and she can earn a better income, and then make improvements to her house.
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Doña María Luisa, tiene 61 años de edad, es casada, vive con su esposo y uno de sus hijos en una aldea que pertenece al municipio de Choloma, Cortes. Hace más de tres años que estableció su propio negocio de pulpería, donde vende granos básicos, refrescos, churros, refrescos, embutidos, azúcar, productos de limpieza etc. Ha solicitado 10 ciclos de prestamos con el actual que es por 20,000 Lempiras, con el cual va surtir de productos como granos básicos, lácteos, embutidos, refrescos, churros y otros. Su objetivo es mejorar el negocio, que crezca para obtener ingresos y mejorar su casa.

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
  • 67
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,631,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Maria Luisa to stock her business with products such as staple grains, dairy products, cold meats, soft drinks, and potato crisps, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 22, 2013
Listed
May 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014