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Telmis Maria
Telmis is 33 years old. She is single as her partner lives abroad. She has a daughter and lives in the municipality of Victoria, Yoro, with her daughter and her father-in-law.

Telmis has worked as a dressmaker for 12 years. She has her business in her home and offers dressmaking services for dresses, tops, trousers, skirts, and other things her customers order.

She is applying for a loan of 15,000 Lempiras, with which she is going to buy fabric to make trousers and dresses that have been ordered. Her dream is that her business prospers so she can help pay for daughter's schooling and build her house.
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Telmis, tiene 33 años de edad, es soltera su pareja vive en el extranjero, tiene una hija y vive en el municipio de Victoria, Yoro con ella y su suegro. Desde hace 12 años que Telmis se dedica a realizar trabajos de confección de ropa. Este negocio lo tiene en su casa y ofrece los servicios de confección de vestidos, blusas, pantalones, faldas y otros que le solicitan sus clientes. El préstamo que solicito es por la cantidad de 15,000 Lempiras, con el cual va comprar telas para la confección de pantalones y vestidos que le han pedido. Su sueño es que su negocio prospere para poder ayudar con los estudios a su hija y poder hacer 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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,919,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Telmis Maria to buy materials for making trousers and dresses that have been ordered.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 9, 2013
Jul 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014