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Maria Reyna
Doña María is 54 and lives her husband and 3 children in small town in Nueva Frontera, Santa Bárbara. María has made a living through agriculture, specifically through growing coffee. Three years ago, she established her own business of a small grocery store, selling consumables like sugar, basic grains, churros, soft drinks, sweets, hygiene and cleaning products, vegetables, etc. She decided to request a loan from ODEF for 15,000 lempiras to stock her business more. She will buy sugar, soap, soft drinks, grains, vegetables, churros, and other items, with the goal of increasing her sales and her income. Her plan is to grow her business little by little and to be the biggest grocery store in the community.
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Doña María, tiene 54 años de edad, vive en unión libre con su pareja, reside en una aldea del municipio de Nueva Frontera, Santa Bárbara, junto a su conyugue y 3 hijos. Doña María se ha dedicado a la agricultura específicamente al cultivo de café. Hace 3 años que estableció su propio negocio de pulpería para vender productos comestibles como azúcar, granos básicos, churros, refrescos, dulces, productos de higiene y limpieza, verduras etc. ella a decidido solicitar un préstamo a ODEF por la cantidad de 15,000 Lempiras para surtir mas su negocio, comprara azúcar, jabón, refrescos, granos, verduras, churros y otros, con el objetivo de incrementar las ventas y los ingresos. Su plan es crecer poco a poco y llegar a ser la pulpería más grande de la comunidad.

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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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,803,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Maria Reyna to buy rice, beans, corn, sugar, soap, soft drinks, churros, and other items to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014