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Marlen Margot
Marlen is 41 years old, is in a common law marriage, and has two children. She lives in the town of Arizona, Atlántida. Ten years ago she set up a store where she sells basic grains, soft drinks, churros, bread, candy, sugar, groceries, and pork so she can bring some income into the household. She has already invested three loans into her store and in this fourth cycle is asking for loan of 22,000 Lempiras to buy pigs to butcher and sell. She will also buy some basic grains so she can take advantage of the season and increase her sales. She plans to continue her business so she can provide her daughter with a good education.
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Marlen, tiene 41 años de edad, vive en unión libre con su esposo con quien tiene dos hijos y reside en el municipio de Arizona, Atlántida. Hace diez años que ella estableció una pulpería con el fin de obtener ingresos para su hogar, vende granos básicos, refrescos, churros, pan, dulces, azúcar, abarrotes y carne de cerdo. Ya a invertido tres prestamos en el negocio, con el actual es el cuarto ciclo y es por 22,000 Lempiras con el cual va comprar cerdos para destazo y vender la carne, también va comprar granos básicos para la pulpería y aprovechar la temporada para incrementar las ventas. Ella piensa seguir con el negocio para poder darles buena educación a sus hijos.

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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
  • 86
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,205,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Marlen Margot to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 21, 2013
Dec 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014