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Evelia is 45 years old. She is married, has four children, and lives in the municipality of Petoa, Santa Bárbara. It has been one year since she decided to start her own business. She sells basic needs items such as soft drinks, cold cuts, meats, chips, salt, coffee, condiments, shortening, flour, rice and others.

The loan she has applied for is for 6,000 Lempiras, and she is going to invest it in the purchase of more products to sell, such as soft drinks, chips, cold cuts, flour, meat and dairy products, so that she can increase her sales and earn a better income. In the future, she would like to build her own store for her business.
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Evelia, tiene 45 años de edad, está casada, tiene cuatro hijos y vive en el municipio de Petoa,Santa Bárbara. Hace 1 año que ella decidió establecer su propio negocio, tiene a la venta productos de la canasta básica como ser refrescos, embutidos, carnes, churros, sal, café, condimentos, manteca, harina, arroz y otros. El préstamo que ha solicitado es por 6,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de más productos para la venta como refrescos, churros, embutidos, harina, carne y lácteos y así poder aumentar sus ventar y obtener mayor ganancia. Ella piensa en un futuro construir su propio local para 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
  • 93
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,206,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Evelia to purchase more products such as meats, soft drinks, cold cuts, chips, flour and dairy products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 16, 2013
Nov 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014