Update on Amílcar EfraínAmilcar is 57 years old, married, and has two children who live with him in Masica, Atlantida. He has always worked in commerce, but six years ago, he decided to start a grocery store where he sells consumer staples such as staple grains, dairy products, cold cuts, meat, eggs, snacks, sandals, bread, groceries, etc. The store is located in his house and his wife helps him. He has requested several loans from Odef to keep his business going. Currently, he is requesting 8,500 Honduran lempiras to restock with products such as staple grains, meat, cold cuts, eggs, snacks, dairy products, etc. That way, he will be able to meet the demand of his customers. His goal is to help his family and better their quality of life.
Previous Loan DetailsAmilcar, 56, is married and has 2 children. He lives in a community in the municipality of La Masica, in the department of Atlantida. Previously, Amilcar sold clothing and cosmetics, but 5 years ago he decided to set up a grocery store where he could sell staple consumer products. At this… More from Amílcar Efraín's previous loan »
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.
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