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Santa Maria
Mr. Santa María, is 52 and lives with his wife in a section of the city of Santa Cruz de Yojoa. He used to work selling merchandise and decided 15 years ago to set up his own shop to make wooden furniture such as tables, chairs, windows, doors, window and door casing, etc. Mr. Santa María has received several loans from ODEF for investment in his business. He is currently applying for his fourth cycle, a loan of 10,000 lempiras, for the purchase of wood, lacquer, sealant, sandpaper, varnish, glue, and other supplies for making furniture. Mr. Santa María plans to keep working at his business to improve his family's quality of life.
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El señor Santa María, tiene 52 años de edad, vive junto a su esposa en un sector del municipio de Santa Cruz de Yojoa. El se dedicaba al comercio de mercadería y hace 15 años decidió por establecer su propio taller de fabricación de muebles de madera como mesas, sillas, ventanas, puertas, contramarcos etc. Ha mantenido varios préstamos con ODEF para inversión en el taller. Actualmente ha solicitado el cuarto ciclo que es por 10,000 lempiras, con el cual va comprar madera, lacas, sellador, lijas, barniz, pegamentos etc. Para la elaboración de muebles. Su plan es seguir trabajando con su negocio para que su familia tenga calidad de vida.

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
  • 97
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,686,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Santa Maria to purchase raw materials such as wood, glue, varnish, lacquer, sealant, sandpaper, and other supplies for making furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 20, 2013
Listed
Aug 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2014