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Lilian Arely
Lilian is 27 years old, married, and has one child. Her husband works as a house painter in the United States. Lilian has been running a beauty salon for seven years, having learned the trade at a beauty school. She works alone, starting at 8.00am and finishing at 5.00pm. One of the problems she has is that her premises are very small. Lilian is requesting this loan to invest in buying cosmetics and a hair dryer. With the support of this loan, she will be able to expand her business and keep it stocked so that she can meet her customers' needs. Lilian's dream is to expand her business and own her own premises. This is the first loan she has requested from FAMA and the help from this loan motivates her to continue working.
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Lilian tiene 27 años de edad, es casada y tiene un hijo, su esposo trabaja en un taller de pintura de casas en Estados Unidos. Ella desde hace siete años tiene una sala de belleza el cual el oficio lo aprendió en una academia, trabaja ella sola y su horario de atención inicia de las 8:00 am y culmina a las 5:00 pm, una de sus desventajas es que el local donde esta ubicada la sala de belleza es muy pequeño. Lilian solicita el préstamo para invertirlo en la compra de cosméticos y comprara una secadora de pelo. Con el apoyo de este préstamo podrá hacer mas grande su negocio y mantenerlo surtido para así satisfacer las necesidades de sus clientes. El sueño de Lilian es hacer más amplio su negocio y tener su propio local. Es el primer préstamo que solicita en FAMA y con la ayuda del crédito se motiva para seguir trabajando.

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About FAMA:

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere with approximately 59% of people living below the poverty line. Familia y Medio Ambiente OPDF (FAMA OPDF) is a Honduran non-profit with no religious or political affiliation. FAMA’s mission is to provide quality and opportune financial services so that men and women have equal opportunities to develop their micro or small businesses, whether they focus on agriculture, manufacturing or services. FAMA operates 13 branches throughout Honduras and serves over 12,500 clients.

About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,868,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Lilian Arely to buy cosmetics and a hair dryer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2012
Sep 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 28, 2013