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Blanca Estela
Blanca is 62, a single mother, and has three children. She lives in a village in the municipality of Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara, with two of her children. Blanca has always been a businessperson. For eight years she has been selling merchandise such as shirts, sandals, stockings and underwear for men and women.

She goes out to sell to the community and to the surrounding villages. She is applying for a second loan from ODEF which is for 12,000 lempiras, so that she can further stock her business. She is going to buy pants, underwear, T-shirts, etc., so that she can sell more and obtain better profit. Her plan is to set up a shop for her business and leave her children a source of work.
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Doña Blanca tiene 62 años, es madre soltera, tiene tres hijos, vive en una aldea del municipio de Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara junto a dos de sus hijos. Doña Blanca siempre se ha dedicado al comercio, lleva 8 años de dedicarse a la venta de mercadería como camisas, sandalias, calcetas y ropa intima para damas y caballeros. Ella sale a vender a la comunidad y a las aldeas de alrededor. Esta solicitando un segundo préstamo a ODEF, el cual es por 12,000 Lempiras para surtir más su negocio, va comprar pantalones, ropa intima, camisetas etc. para poder vender más y obtener mejor ganancia. Su plan es hacer un local para el negocio y dejarles a sus hijos una fuente de trabajo.

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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
  • 78
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $650 helped Blanca Estela to buy pants, underwear, T-shirts, etc. to stock her business.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 29, 2013
Listed
May 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2014