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Lesly Sofia
Lesly is 35 years old. She is married and has two children. She lives in the Puerto Cortes municipality. For three years Lesly has had a grocery store where she sells soft drinks, basic grains, meats, and more. She also sells merchandise such as clothes for men and women, including trousers, blouses, shorts, shirts, and the like. Lesly is applying for a loan of 21,000 Lempira, her fourth with the communal bank. She will invest this loan in renovating her grocery store. She will build her own premises out of wood so as to stock it up and better serve her customers needs. This will give Lesly a higher income.
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Lesly, tiene 35 años de edad, esta casada, tiene dos hijos y reside en el municipio de Puerto Cortes. Tiene 3 años de tener una pulpería donde vender refrescos, churros, granos básicos, carnes etc., y la venta de mercadería como ser la venta de ropa para dama y caballero ya sea pantalones, blusas, short, camisas, etc. El préstamo que solicita es por 21,000 Lempiras y es el cuarto ciclo con la institución. Este préstamo lo invertirá en la remodelación de la pulpería, va construir de madera su propio local para surtir y atender mejor a los clientes para obtener mayores ganancias.

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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
  • 112
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,213,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Lesly Sofia to buy wood, nails and other materials in order to build premises for her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015