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Maria Del Transito
María, 68, is single and has two children; she lives in the municipality of Omoa, Cortes. She opened her own grocery store six years ago where she sells soft-drinks, packaged snacks, rice, beans, cheese, bread, milk, juice, cured meats, etc.

The loan she’s requesting is her 7th cycle and it’s for 20,000 Lempiras that she’ll use to buy more merchandise like basic grains, soft-drinks, cured meats, juice, meats and others to stock her store. With this investment the store will have good stability. Her goal is to help herself and provide herself better quality of life.
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Doña María, tiene 68 años de edad, está soltera, tiene dos hijos y vive en el municipio de Omoa, Cortes. Hace 6 años inicio con su propio negocio de una pulpería en la cual vende refrescos, churros, arroz, frijoles, queso, pan, leche, jugos, embutidos, etc. El préstamo que solicita es el séptimo ciclo y es por 20,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de más productos para surtir mas la pulpería como granos basicos.refrescos,embutidos,jugos carnes y otros. Con esta inversion va tener una buena estabilidad en el negocio. Su meta es ayudarse así misma y darse una mejor 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
  • 27
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,936,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Del Transito to buy stock merchandise for her store.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 18, 2013
Oct 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 10, 2013