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Dania Erlinda
Dania is 24 years old and married. She and her husband have two children. She lives in a village in the Tela municipality in Atlántida.

Four years ago Dania decided to pursue her own business in order to generate income for the household. She sells in an itinerant manner and at her house. She sells clothes, various brands of cosmetics, creams, perfumes, lotions, treatments, and others that her customers request. She now has fixed customers in her village.

She has already invested various loans in her business in order to keep it active. The loan she is requesting is her third, and it is for 20,000 lempiras. She will use this loan to stock up on products like clothing for women and men, underwear, and more cosmetics. She will do this because the good season is coming, and she will take advantage of it to increase sales and her income. Her goal is go grow with the business, to help her children with a good education, and to improve her house.
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Dania tiene 24 años de edad, es casada y tiene dos hijos con su esposo, y vive en una aldea que pertenece al municipio de Tela, Atlántida.
Hace 4 años que Dania decidió dedicarse a su propio negocio para generar ingresos para el hogar, vende de manera ambulante y en su casa, ropa y variedad de cosméticos de marca, como cremas, perfumes, lociones, tratamientos y otros que le piden sus clientes, ya tiene clientes fijos en su aldea. Ella ha invertido ya varios prestamos al negocio para mantenerlo activo. El préstamo que solicita es el tercero y es por 20,000 Lempiras, con este préstamo va surtir de productos como ropa para damas, caballeros y ropa interior y más cosméticos ya que viene la buena temporada y va aprovechar a incrementar las ventas y sus ingresos. Tiene como meta crecer con el negocio, ayudar a sus hijos con una buena educación y mejorar su vivienda.

Additional Information

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
  • 78
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Dania Erlinda to buy clothes and cosmetics like creams, perfume, lotion, hair treatments, and others to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2012
Nov 9, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014