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Bessy Carolina
Bessy, 32, is married and lives with her husband and two children in the municipality of San Pedro Sula. She got a sales stand in the market three years ago to open her own business; she sells all types of natural medicines, vitamins, unguents and nutritional supplements. She tends to her business all day; she’s very hardworking.

She’s asking ODEF for a loan to stock her business in order to attain better economic solvency. She will buy natural herbs and vitamins. With this investment she plans hopes to increase sales and make the business grow. Her goal is to have savings and to make some home improvements in order to live better.
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Bessy de 32 años de edad, está casada y vive con su esposo y sus dos hijos en el municipio de San Pedro Sula.
Ella hace tres años consiguió un puesto de venta en el mercado para establecer su propio negocio, donde vende todo tipo de medicinas naturales, vitaminas, ungüentos y suplementos alimenticios. Atiende su negocio todo el día, es muy trabajadora. Esta solicitando un préstamo a ODEF para surtir el negocio y tener una mejor solvencia económica, comprara hierbas naturales y vitaminas. Con esta inversión espera incrementar las ventas y hacer crecer el negocio. Su meta es tener un fondo de ahorro y hacer mejoras en el hogar para vivir mejor.

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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
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Bessy Carolina to buy stock merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013