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Magdalenys is 46 years old, single, and lives with her sister in a district of San Pedro Sula. Previously she worked at a government enterprise and a year and half ago, with her own savings, started her business selling dairy products such as cheeses, butter, quesillo (a stringy Honduran cheese) and curd. She also sells chicken, soft drinks and juices.

She has set up her business in a shop that she rents in the center of the city. The loan she has decided to get is for 5,500 lempiras and she is going to invest it in the purchase of more dairy products and meats in order to keep her business stocked.

Her dream is to set up another location of her business so that she can expand and generate more income to help her siblings.
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Magdalenys, tiene 46 años de edad, soltera, vive con su hermana en una colonia de San Pedro Sula. Anteriormente ella trabajaba en una empresa gubernamental. Y hace año y medio con sus propios ahorros inicio su negocio de venta de productos lácteos como quesos, mantequilla, quesillo y cuajada, además vende carne de pollo, refrescos y jugos. Su negocio lo tiene establecido en un local que alquila en el centro de la ciudad. El préstamo que ha decidido obtener es por 5,500 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de más productos lácteos y carnes para mantener surtido el negocio. Su sueño es establecer otro puesto de su negocio para expandirse más y generar más ingresos para ayudar a sus hermanos.

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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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,990,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Magdalenys to buy cheese, butter, quesillo (a stringy Honduran cheese), curd and meats to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 28, 2012
Jan 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013