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Blanca Daisy
Blanca Daisy is 47 years old and has been married for 25 years. She has four children (ages 17, 20, 22, and 24). They live in the neighborhood of Tulian Rio in Omoa Cortes.

Doña Blanca is a very enterprising woman who manages a woodworking shop where she and her husband produce furniture such as dining sets, cooktops, bookcases, wardrobes, and other pieces. Everything they make is based on orders from their customers. Her husband is a woodworker and works every day to produce the furniture. This business previously belonged to a relative and they took over six years ago. Their work is driven by orders and their products are sold for cash. To generate extra income, Blanca makes and sells bread every day.

Blanca has received eight loans to invest in the purchase of wood and supplies for making furniture. Part of the money was used to buy supplies for making bread. Working in this manner has improved the quality of life of her family and has helped to maintain her business.

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Blanca Daisy, tiene 47 años de edad, 25 años de casada, tienen 4 hijos de 17, 20, 22 y 24 años de edad, vive en la aldea Tulian Rio de Omoa Cortes.
Doña Blanca, una señora muy emprendedora, tiene un taller de ebanistería, donde elaboran muebles de madera como ser de comedor, cocina, libreros, roperos etc. todo lo que le pidan sus clientes. Su esposo es ebanista y es quien hace los muebles y trabaja todos los días. Anteriormente era taller familiar y hace 6 años que es propio. Trabajan en base a pedidos y venta de contado.
Para generar otros ingresos ella elabora y vende pan todos los días.
Con ODEF a recibido ocho prestamos para invertir en madera e insumos para los muebles y deja una parte para los insumos que ocupa para hacer pan.
De esta manera ha mejorado su calidad de vida en la familia y a mantenido su 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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Blanca Daisy to buy wood and other supplies for making furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012