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Ana Maria
Ana, 30, is a single mother living in a suburban neighborhood in San Pedro Sula. Ana has been selling merchandise like clothes, purses, lotions, creams, shoes, sandals, etc. for ten years. Her business is home-based and she tends to customers there all day. She’s decided to request a 15,000 Lempira loan to use as capital to buy five bales of second-hand American clothes to sell. Her goal is to increase sales and to use profits to buy a gate for her house.
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Ana, tiene 30 años de edad, es madre soltera, vive en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Ana lleva 10 años de dedicarse a la venta de mercadería como ropa, carteras, lociones, cremas, zapatos, sandalias, y otros. El negocio lo tiene establecido en su casa donde atiende a sus clientes todo el dia. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo para capitalizarse y es por 15,000 lempiras, con el cual va comprar 5 fardos de ropa de segunda americana para vender. Su meta es aumentar las ventas y con las ganancias va comprar un portón para su casa.

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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
  • 79
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Ana Maria to buy five bales of second-hand American clothes to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 21, 2013
Feb 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014