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Kenia Marisela
Kenia is 37 years old and a single mother to three children. She lives in the town of Quimistán in Santa Bárbara. Previously Kenia worked in Maquila but, when she came to be unemployed, she decided to start her own business selling meals and sweets out of her home. She has had the business for more than a year and it has been going well. Kenia offers breakfasts, lunches, dinners, churros, soft drinks, sweets, biscuits and more. She is applying for a loan of 15,000 Lempira in the sixth loan cycle. She will buy supplies such as meats, plantains, beans, flour, butter, soft drinks, churros and more, in order to prepare meals and sweets to sell. Kenia's goal is to expand the business in order to be able to help her children.
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Kenia, tiene 37 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene tres hijos a su cargo y vive en el municipio de Quimistán, Santa Bárbara. Anteriormente trabajaba en Maquila, pero al quedar sin empleo decidió establecer su propio negocio de venta de comidas y golosinas en su casa. El negocio lo tiene hace más de un año y le ha ido bien. Ofrece desayunos, almuerzos, cenas, churros, refrescos, dulces, galletas etc. Ha solicitado el sexto ciclo de préstamos en ODEF el cual es por 15,000 lempiras. Ella va comprar insumos como carnes, bananos verdes, frijoles, harinas, manteca, refrescos, churros, etc. Para elaboración de comidas y golosinas para vender. Su meta es crecer en el negocio para poder ayudar a sus hijos.

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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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 20
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,225,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Kenia Marisela to buy supplies, such as meats, plantains, beans, flour, butter, soft drinks, churros and more, in order to prepare meals and sweets to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 25, 2013
Listed
Aug 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2014