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Noris, 67, is single living with his brother and three nephews in the municipality of Tela, Atlántida. He used to work as a photographer and six months ago decided to start selling fast-food like baleadas [tortilla filled with beans, eggs and cheese], turnovers, fried chicken with fried plantain and other snacks. The loan he’s requesting is for 10,000 Lempiras that he will use to make improvements to his locale. He’ll build a sidewalk to install tables and provide better customer service. His goal is to continue helping his family with the business.
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Don Noris, tiene 67 años de edad, es soltero y vive con su hermano y tres sobrinos en el municipio de Tela, Atlántida. Anteriormente se dedicaba a realizar trabajos de fotografía y hace 6 meses decidió dedicarse a la venta de comida como ser baleadas, pastelitos, tajadas con pollo frito, y otras golosinas. El préstamo que solicita es por 10,000 Lempiras y lo va utilizar en la mejora del local haciendo una acera para poder colocar mesas y brindar mejor servicio al cliente. Su meta es seguir ayudando a la familia con el negocio.

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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
  • 115
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,207,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $500 helped Noris to make improvements to his stall.
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 9, 2013