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Maria Del Rosario
Maria, 36, is married and has 4 children. She lives in the municipality of Santa Cruz de Yojoa. A year ago, she decided to start up her own business so that she could earn extra income to support her household. She sells rice, sugar, butter, flour, salt, coffee, chips, sweets, drinks, condiments, and other basic products. In addition, she makes ice cream to sell. She has decided to request a loan for 5,500 Honduran lempiras so that she can stock up on food products, increase her sales, and thereby increase her earnings. Her goal is to expand the business so that she can improve her quality of life.
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María, tiene 36 años de edad, casada, tiene 4 hijos y vive en el municipio de Santa Cruz de Yojoa. Hace un año que ella ha decidido poner su propio negocio con el fin de obtener otros ingresos para el sostenimiento del hogar. Ella vende arroz, azúcar, manteca, harina, sal, café, churros, dulces, refrescos, condimentos y otros productos básicos. También hace topogigios (helados) para vender. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 5,500 lempiras para surtir de productos alimenticios y aumentar sus ventas para obtener más ingresos. Su meta es ampliar el negocio para poder mejorar su calidad de vida.

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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
  • 32
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maria Del Rosario to buy staple grains and other consumer products, including: butter, sugar, chips, sweets, condiments and other grocery items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 22, 2012
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 23, 2013