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Sonia Eudina

Update on Sonia Eudina

Sonia is 50 years old, married, and has six children. She is a very kind, helpful, and cheerful person, and she has a small grocery store in her home. Fifteen years ago, she started off selling products such as sugar, rice, and other household items. She later stocked her business with other products, which her customers recommended that she sell. She started working on her own and over time she learned how to manage her business. About five years ago, she added the sale of clothing and school supplies to her business. Her schedule of operation starts at 6am and ends at 7pm.

Sonia is requesting this loan to invest in the purchase of shoes, and different styles of clothing which are in fashion. With the support of this loan, she will be able to restock her business and continue to have a source of income so that she can help her husband support the family. Her goal is to maintain an active business and a happy family. Sonia has participated in six loan cycles with FAMA and demonstrated a good payment history with the loans she has received.
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Doña Sonia es casada, tiene 50 años de edad, tiene 6 hijos, ella es una persona muy amable, servicial y alegre, y tiene una pequeña pulpería en su casa de habitación. Hace quince años comenzó vendiendo productos como ser: azúcar, arroz, y otros productos de uso domestico, luego fue surtiendo su negocio con otros productos que los mismos clientes le recomendaban vender. Inicio a trabajar por cuenta propia y en el transcurso del tiempo aprendió a manejar su negocio. Hace aproximadamente 5 años incorporo a su negocio la venta de ropa y útiles escolares, su horario de atención inicia a partir de las 6:00 a.m y culmina a las 7:00 p.m. Sonia solicita este préstamo para invertirlo en la compra de calzado, ropa de diferentes estilos y que esten a la moda. Con el apoyo de este préstamo podrá surtir su negocio y seguir teniendo una fuente de ingresos para poder apoyar a su esposo con el sostenimiento de su familia. Su meta es mantener su negocio activo y una familia feliz. Doña Sonia tiene 6 ciclos de recibir el apoyo de FAMA mediante los préstamos obtenidos y ha mantenido un buen comportamiento de pago.

Previous Loan Details

Doña Sonia is 50 years old, married, and has six children. She is a friendly, helpful, and cheerful person who manages a small store in her home. Fifteen years ago, she began selling products such as sugar, rice, and other household items. She later stocked her business with products that her ... More from Sonia Eudina's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Sonia Eudina to purchase clothing and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
4 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 26, 2012
Jun 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Sonia Eudina. It was first posted on Kiva on Mar, 2012. Learn More