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Mirian Suyapa
Mirian is 38 years old and married. She has five children and lives with her family in the town of Puerto Cortes. She has always worked as a vendor. She has been selling fruit like watermelon, apples, grapes, mangos, bananas, etc. and potatoes and other vegetables for ten years. She runs her business at home and dedicates as much time as is necessary to it, because it is her family's source of income.

The loan she is requesting is for 6,000 lempiras, which she will use to buy more seasonal fresh fruit to sell. Her plan is to keep her business going and expand it day by day for her family's wellbeing.
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Doña Mirian, tiene 38 años de edad, es casada, tiene 5 hijos, ella y su familia vive en el municipio de Puerto Cortes. Siempre se ha dedicado al comercio. Hace 10 años que se dedica a vender frutas como sandias, manzanas, uvas, mangos, bananos etc. papas y otras verduras. Esta actividad la realiza en su casa dedicándole todo el tiempo necesario ya que es su fuente de ingresos familiar. El préstamo que solicita es por 6,000 lempiras con el cual va comprar más frutas frescas de la temporada para vender. Su plan es seguir manteniendo su negocio y que crezca cada dia mas para un bienestar familiar.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 12
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,462,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mirian Suyapa to buy seasonal fresh fruit to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 25, 2013
May 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014