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Doralina is 52 years of age, married, and has four children. She lives with her husband and one daughter in the city of Olanchito, located in Yoro. She has worked for 15 years making fabric items and clothing, such as curtains, sheets, furniture covers, cushions, and clothing repairs. She has her workshop at home, where she works as much as necessary.

Doralina has kept her business stable by using loans, and she has had 10 loan cycles with ODEF. This current loan will be used to buy fabrics, thread, needles and other materials that she needs to prepare her items. She hopes to have a more stable business, and make more use of it, and her plan is to have family stability and have a larger workshop.
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Doña Doralina tiene 52 años de edad, casada, tiene 4 hijos y vive con su esposo y una hija en la ciudad de Olanchito, Yoro. La señora tiene 15 años de dedicarse a la confección de ropa de uso domestico y de vestir como ser: cortinas, sabanas, forros para muebles, cojines, y reparación de prendas de vestir. El taller lo tiene en su casa donde le dedica el tiempo necesario. Esta actividad la ha mantenido estable mediante préstamos, con ODEF lleva 10 ciclos de préstamos. Este que solicita actualmente lo utilizara en la compra de Telas, hilos, encajes, agujas y otros materiales que necesita para la confección de las prendas. Espera establecer mejor su negocio y obtener mayor utilidad. Su plan es tener una estabilidad familiar y establecer un taller más fuerte de confección.

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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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,864,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Doralina to buy fabrics, thread, needles, lace and other materials to make sheets, covers for furniture, curtains and cushions, and to make clothing repairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013