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Lourdes Yamileth
Lourdes, 34, is a single mother; she has three children and lives in the town of Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara with her children and her parents. She started selling new and used merchandise 8 years ago and the business has been growing. She sells at home and also from place to place. She has regular customers in the neighborhood. She sells blouses, men’s pants, sandals, shoes, shirts, shorts and children’s clothes. She needs to buy other merchandise like caps, belts, sandals and others to increase her inventory and sales which is why she’s asking for a 10,000 Lempira loan. She hopes to earn higher profits to support her family. Her children is to see her children graduate from university and to better equip her business.
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Lourdes, tiene 34 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene 3 hijos, y vive en el municipio de Macuelizo Santa Bárbara con sus hijos y sus padres.
Hace 8 años que Lourdes comenzó a vender mercadería nueva y usada y ha crecido en su negocio, ella vende en su casa y también de manera ambulante. Ya tiene su clientela en su barrio. Ofrece blusas, pantalones para caballeros, sandalias, zapatos, camisas, pantalones cortos y ropa de niños. Necesita comprar otros productos como gorras, fajas, sandalias y otros para incrementar su inventario y sus ventas, para eso solicita un préstamo por 10,000 Lempiras. Espera obtener más ganancias para sostener a su familia. Su meta es graduar a sus hijos en la universidad y acondicionar mejor el negocio.

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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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,873,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Lourdes Yamileth to buy merchandise to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013