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Brigida Candida
Brígida, 44, is in a common law relationship; she has two children and lives in the Municipality of Victoria, Yoro.

Brígida has a business selling new clothes. She started it three years ago with her own funds with the goal in mind of helping her husband by producing extra household income. The clothes she sells are women’s underwear and clothing in general like blouses, short pants, skirts, pants, etc., shoes and household items like pots, hand towels, etc. She’s gotten several ODEF loans that have helped her quite a bit to invest in her business which has led to her obtaining good profits.

She’s currently requesting her 4th ODEF loan fir 20,500 lempiras to continue buying women’s underwear, blouses, pants, dresses and sandals. With this investment she intends to improve her income and to grow even more. Her plan is to save in order to provide a better life for her children.
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Doña Brígida tiene 44 años de edad, vive en unión libre, tiene 2 hijos , vive en el municipio de Victoria Yoro.
Doña Brígida tiene un negocio de venta de ropa nueva. Ella inicio su negocio desde hace 3 años con fondos propios, con el propósito de ayudar a su esposo aportando un ingreso extra al hogar. Las prendas que ella vende son ropa interior para damas, ropa en general como (blusas, pantalones cortos, faldas, pantalones etc.), zapatos y utensilios para el hogar como Ollas, lavamanos etc. Ella ha obtenidos varios prestamos con ODEF, los cuales le han ayudado mucho en la inversión a su negocio, del cual ha obtenido buenas ganancias.
En la actualidad pide un cuarto préstamo de 20,500 lempiras para seguir invirtiendo en la compra de ropa interior para damas, blusas, pantalones, vestidos y sandalias. Con esta inversión piensa mejorar sus ingresos y crecer más.
Su plan es ahorrar para poder brindarles una mejor vida a sus hijos

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
  • 80
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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 $1,100 helped Brigida Candida to buy clothes and sandals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013