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Francisca is 63, single, and has three children. She lives with two of her children, in the town of Nueva Frontera, in Santa Bárbara department.

Previously, she sold food products as a street vendor, and six years ago decided to set up a store in her home, where she sells sugar, bread, coffee, lard, soft drinks, juices, etc.

She is applying for a second loan of 15,000 lempiras, with which she is going to have a larger selection of products such as sugar, lard, salt, rice, soft drinks, juices, etc. With this investment, she is going to be able to offer product variety to her customers, and is going to add to her income.

Her goal is to continue earning her income, improving her quality of life, and helping her family.
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Doña Francisca tiene 63 años de edad, soltera, tiene 3 hijos, vive en el municipio Nueva Frontera, Santa Bárbara junto a dos hijos. Anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de productos alimenticios de manera ambulante y hace 6 años decidió establecerlo en su casa donde vende azúcar, pan, café, manteca, refrescos, jugos, etc. está solicitando un segundo préstamo por 15,000 Lempiras con el cual va tener más surtido de productos como azúcar, manteca, sal, arroz, refrescos, jugos etc. con esta inversión va poder ofrecer variedad de productos a sus clientes y va incrementar los ingresos. Su meta es seguir obteniendo sus ingresos, mejorar su calidad de vida y ayudar a su familia.

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
  • 40
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,970,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.0
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Francisca to buy products such as sugar, coffee, lard, bread, soft drinks, juices, etc. for stocking her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 20, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013