Doña María is 52 years old, she is a widow, and she lives with her daughter in the municipality of Choloma, Cortés.
She has been working in sales for approximately 25 years, selling new clothing such as blouses, pants, shirts, dresses, children’s clothing, etc., as well as silver and gold plated products such as earrings, rings, and chains. She sells from her home and also on order.
This is her eighth loan cycle, and she is requesting a loan of 25,000 Lempiras, with which she is going to purchase clothing such as blouses, T-shirts, children’s clothing, and plated products such as earrings, rings, and chains, in order to expand her sales and earnings.
She plans to purchase a vehicle in the future in order to go out to sell merchandise in other places.
Doña María, tiene 52 años de edad, es soltera por viudez, vive en el municipio de Choloma, Cortes junto a su hija. Lleva aproximadamente 25 años de dedicarse al comercio con la venta de ropa nueva como blusas, pantalones, camisas, vestidos, ropa de niños etc. y productos de enchape de oro y plata como ser aretes, anillos y cadenas. Ella vende en su casa y también por pedidos. El préstamo que solicita es el octavo ciclo y es por 25,000 lempiras, con el cual va comprar ropa como blusas, camisetas, ropa de niños y productos de enchape como aretes, anillos, cadenas para aumentar las ventas y las ganancias. Ella tiene planes de comprar un vehículo en un fututo para salir a vender mercadería a otros lugares.
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.
A loan of $1,325 helped Maria Estenia to purchase clothing such as blouses, T-shirts, children's clothing, and plated products such as earrings, rings, and chains, in order to expand sales and earnings.