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Yeny Estela
Yeny is 33 years old. She is a single mother. She has five children and lives in a village in the township of Choloma. Ten years ago Yeny established her own business, where she makes pants, skirts, dresses, and outfits for every occasion. She has invested a number of loans in her business to keep it stable. Now she is applying for a loan for 18,000 lempiras, with which she is going to buy sewing materials such as fabrics, threads, lace, zippers, buttons, etc, to make clothing and fill the orders that customers have placed with her. She is also going to utilize part of the loan to repair the roof of her house, since she has problems when it rains. Her plan is to continue working to help her children with their studies and to manage to establish the workshop in a better location.
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Yeny, tiene 33 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene 5 hijos, vive en una aldea del municipio de Choloma. Hace 10 años que Yeny estableció su propio negocio donde confecciona pantalones, faldas, vestidos, y trajes para toda ocasión. Ella ha invertido varios préstamos a su negocio para mantenerlo estable. Actualmente solicita un préstamo por 18,000 lempiras con el cual va comprar materiales de costura como telas, hilos, encajes, zíper, botones, etc. Para confeccionar ropa y cumplir con los pedidos que le han hecho. También va utilizar parte del préstamo para arreglar el techo a su casa ya que tiene problemas cuando llueve. Su plan es seguir trabajando para ayudar a sus hijos con los estudios y lograr establecer el taller en un lugar mejor.

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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
  • 78
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.7
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Yeny Estela to buy sewing materials to make clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 6, 2013
Mar 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014