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Total loan: $650
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Elsa Marina


A loan of $650 helped to buy raw materials.


Elsa Marina's story

Elsa Marina, 33, is married living with her husband and her three children in the municipality of Trinidad, Santa Bárbara. She used to work sewing shoes and a year ago decided to manufacture cardboard boxes for shoes. She sells the product to shoe shops in the community and adjacent areas.

This is the second loan she’s requested. It’s for 12,000 lempiras that she needs to buy raw materials she uses to make the shoe boxes like cardboard, staples and staplers. She wants to see good business growth and to be united with her family and to feel that her business is her own.

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 8, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Organizacion de Desarrollo Empresarial Femenino (ODEF)

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: May 8, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: Organizacion de Desarrollo Empresarial Femenino (ODEF)