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Edicta Argentina
Edicta, age 44, is a single mother. She lives with her four children in a the village of Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes.

Seven years ago Edicta established her own business where she gets the income to support her family. She sells food products in a grocery store. She sells things like eggs, dairy products, churros, soft drinks, flour, sugar, beans, and grocery products.

With the two previous loans she has been able to increase her inventory and keep it stable. She is currently requesting her third loan for 13,000 lempiras. She will use the loan to stock various food products to offer her customers.

Her goal is to grow in the business so that her children can finish their education and so that she can have something for her old age.
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Edicta, tiene 44 años de edad, es madre soltera y vive con sus 4 hijos en una aldea de Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes.
Hace 7 años que doña Edicta estableció su propio negocio de donde obtiene los ingresos para el sostenimiento de su familia. Ella vende productos alimenticios en una pulpería como ser: huevos, lácteos, churros, refrescos, harina, azúcar, frijoles y productos de abarrotería. Con los dos préstamos anteriores a podido incrementar su inventario y mantenerlo estable. Actualmente solicita el tercer préstamo de 13,000.00 Lempiras con el cual va surtir de varios productos comestibles para ofrecer siempre a sus clientes. Su meta es crecer en el negocio para que sus hijos terminen sus estudios y llegar a tener algo para su vejez.

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
  • 83
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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 $700 helped Edicta Argentina to buy staple food products to stock her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2012
Jun 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013