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Martha Betulia
Martha Betulia V. A. is 45 years old, she is single and the mother of six girls. She lives in Barrio Centro in Jaticalpa, Olancho, Honduras. She owns a restaurant where she works with her daughters from 8 in the morning to 8 at night every day. She started 9 years ago selling pupusas (stuffed corn tortillas). Her business has expanded and her menu includes all kinds of food. Her business is well known and she has many clients.

With this loan of 12,000 Lempiras she will purchase ingredients to make different foods. She will purchase soft drinks, meats, vegetables, milk products, juices, eggs, condiments, beans and rice. The loan will help her expand her business and her earnings, with the goal of helping her daughters with their tuition. They do not receive any support from their father.

Her dream is to have a larger business and so see her daughters in professional jobs. Martha has been a good client of FAMA (Kiva field partner) for seven years and the loans have helped her invest in her business. She is very grateful for the support.
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Martha Betulia V. A. tiene 45 anos de edad, es soltera y tiene seis hijas. Reside in Barrio Centro en Juticalpa, Olancho, Honduras. Tiene una pupuseria donde trabaja con sus hijas desde 8 de la manana a las 8 de la noche cada dia. Comenzo hace 9 anos vendiendo pupusas su necogio a crecido y ahora vende todo tipo de comida. Su negocio es buen conocido y tiene muchos clientes.

Con el prestamo de 12,000 Lempiras comprara materia prima para hacer diferentes comidas. Comprara refrescos, carnes, verduras, lacteos, jugos, huevos, condimentos, frijoles y arroz. El prestamo le ayudara a crecer su negocio y sus ingresos para que puede ayudar a sus hijas en sus estudios ya que ellas no tienen padre.

Sus suenos son que su negocio sea mas grande y que sus hijas sean profesionales. Martha ha sido un buen cliente de FAMA por siete anos y los prestamos han ayudado a crecer su negocio. Le agredece mucho por su apoyo.

Additional Information

About FAMA:

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with approximately 59% of people living below the poverty line. Familia y Medio Ambiente OPDF (FAMA OPDF) is a Honduran non-profit with no religious or political affiliation. FAMA’s mission is to provide quality and opportune financial services so that men and women have equal opportunities to develop their micro or small businesses, whether they focus on agriculture, manufacturing or services. FAMA operates 13 branches throughout Honduras and serves over 12,500 clients.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,382,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Martha Betulia to purchase ingredients to make different types of foods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 29, 2011