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Olga Araminta
Olga, age 48, is a single mother with seven children. She lives with them in the Mezapa Atlántida municipality.

She makes food, and she sells lunches by order. She has had this business for six years, and she devotes all of her time to it. She provides lunch to her customers on Mondays through Fridays, and all day on Saturday.

She is requesting a loan from ODEF for 10,000 lempiras to buy supplies like meat, vegetables, chicken, and condiments, etc. in order to make the food. With this investment she hopes to get the income that she needs to cover her children’s educational expenses.

Her goal is to increase her clientele and to have her children complete their education.
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Olga de 48 años de edad, madre soltera, tiene 7 hijos y vive con ellos en el municipio de Mezapa Atlántida. Ella se dedica a la elaboración de comida, vende almuerzos por encargo. Este negocio lo tiene desde hace 6 años y le dedica todo el tiempo, atiende a sus clientes con el almuerzo de lunes a viernes y el sábado todo el día. Ella solicita un préstamo a ODEF por 10,000 Lempiras para la compra de insumos como carnes, verduras, pollo, condimentos etc para la elaboración de comida. Con esta inversión espera obtener los ingresos que necesita para cubrir los gastos de estudio de sus hijos. Su meta es incrementar su clientela y que sus hijos terminen sus estudios.

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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
  • 81
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Olga Araminta to buy meat, chicken, vegetables, condiments, rice, beans and other items to make the food to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2012
Sep 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013