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Norma Esperanza
Norma is 48 years old and a single mother. She has three children and lives in the village of La Lima, department of Cortes. She worked for a banana company for several years. Out of the need to get an income, she decided to start her food sales business such as meals, tamales, refreshments, sweets, churro fritters, crackers, etc. The loan she's requesting is for 10,000 lempiras and she'll use it to purchase supplies such as meat, beans, flour and butter for making food, and also refreshments, churro fritters and sweets for selling. With this investment she hopes to increase her sales and make a good profit. She's motivated to keep on working and make her business grow.
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Doña Norma tiene 48 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene 3 hijos y vive en el municipio de la Lima, Cortes. Ella trabajo por varios años en una compañía bananera. Por necesidad de obtener ingresos decidió poner su negocio de venta de comidas como ser almuerzos, tamales, refrescos, dulces, churros, galletas y otros. El préstamo que solicita es por 10,000 lempiras y los va invertir en la compra de insumos como carnes, frijoles, harina, manteca para elaborar la comida y también refrescos, churros, dulces para vender. Con esta inversión espera superar las ventas y obtener buenos ingresos. Ella esta motivada a seguir trabajando y hacer crecer su negocio.

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

  • $4,200
    Average annual income
  • 25
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,153,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Norma Esperanza to purchase supplies such as meat, beans, flour and butter for making food, and also refreshments, churro fritters and sweets for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 24, 2013
Listed
Oct 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2014