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Emilia is 54 years old married and has four children. She lives in the village of Colinas, Santa Bárbara. She has had her own business for 17 years, a small general store located in her home, where she sells basic household necessities. Before, she devoted herself to being a housewife.

This loan is for 15,000 lempiras and she will use it to buy basic staples, flour, sugar, pasta, toilet paper, salt, soft drinks, snacks, etc., helping her to stock her store.

Her goal is to see her business grow and to continue supporting her family.
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Doña Emilia, tiene 54 años de edad, es casada, tiene 4 hijos, vive en una aldea de Colinas Santa Bárbara. Tiene su propio negocio desde hace 17 años, ella vende productos de la canasta básica familiar como una pequeña pulpería, este mismo lo tiene hace 17 años lo tiene ubicado en su casa antes se dedicaba a ser ama de casa. Este préstamo es por 15,000 Lempiras y lo invertirá, en la compra de granos básicos, harina, azúcar, pastas, papel higiénico, sal, refrescos, churros etc. Este mismo le ayudara a surtir su negocio. La meta es ver crecer su negocio y seguir sosteniendo su familia.

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
  • 40
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $8,919,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Emilia to buy basic staples, flour, sugar, pasta, toilet paper, salt, soft drinks, snacks, etc. for stocking her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2013
Feb 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 20, 2015