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Glenda Patricia
Glenda, age 31, is single because she is a widow. She has four children (two girls and two boys), ages 16, 13, 10 and 18 months. She lives in an urban area in the San Pedro Sula municipality, Cortés.

Ever since her husband died, Glenda has had the responsibility for raising her children alone. That is why she decided to sew. She makes bed linens and curtains in addition to selling shirts, blouses, and children’s clothes.

Glenda has requested a loan for 20,000 lempiras to buy materials to make bed linens and curtains (fabric and thread). She delivers her customers’ orders to them.

She hopes to help her children with their education and to have an active line of credit in order to keep her business stocked.
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La Señora Glenda, tiene 31 años de edad, es soltera por viudez, tiene 4 hijos (2 mujeres y 2 barones) de las edades de: 16, 13 y 10 años y el menor de 18 meses, reside en zona urbana del Municipio de San Pedro Sula, Cortés.
Desde que el esposo falleció, Doña Glenda ha tenido la responsabilidad de criar sola a sus hijos, por lo que se dedica a costurar, confeccionando cameras y cortinas y además a la venta de camisas, blusas y ropa para niños.
Glenda ha solicitado un préstamo por la suma de 20,000 Lempiras para la compra de materia prima para la confección de cameras y cortinas (telas e hilos).
Ella distribuye los pedidos a sus clientes y espera ayudar a sus hijos en los estudios y tener activa su línea de Crédito para mantener su negocio surtido.

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
  • 75
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Glenda Patricia to buy fabric and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 19, 2012
Feb 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012