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Diana Mercedes
Diana is 28 years old, married, and has two children. She lives in the municipality of Olanchito, Yoro. Diana decided 10 months ago to have her own home business in order to generate other income for supporting her household.

She sells second-hand clothing such as pants, shirts, T-shirts, dresses, blouses, children's clothing and other items. The loan for 15,000 lempiras that she is currently applying for, Diana wants to invest in her business. With the loan, she is going to buy more used clothing.

She will buy a bundle of premium clothing and two of mixed clothing, as the year-end season is coming, and she's going to build up her inventory and increase her sales.

Her goal is to improve her business each day so that she can help her family get ahead in life.
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Diana tiene 28 años de edad, casada, tiene dos hijos y vive en el municipio de Olanchito, Yoro. Diana tiene 10 meses de haber decidido por tener su propio negocio en su casa para generar otros ingresos para ayudar al hogar. Vende ropa de segunda mano como pantalones, camisas, camisetas, vestidos, blusas, ropa de niños y otras. Diana quiere invertir en el negocio un préstamo por 15,000 lempiras que solicita actualmente. Con el cual va comprar más ropa usada: comprara un fardo de ropa clasificada y dos de ropa mixta, ya que viene la temporada de fin de año y va fortalecer su inventario y aumentar las ventas. Su meta es mejorar cada día su negocio para sacar adelante a su familia.

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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
  • 52
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,881,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Diana Mercedes to buy a bundle of premium clothing and two bundles of mixed clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2012
Nov 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013