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Mr. Mercedes is 51 years old, married and has three children. He lives in San Juan Pueblo, Atlántida. Thirteen years ago, Mr. Mercedes opened a workshop where he makes different woodworks: kitchen furniture, doors, counterframes, tables, chairs, etc. He works full time and says that his work is highly demanded.

With the loans he has received, Mercedes has managed to keep his business going and to make enough to support his family. He requested his seventh loan of 13,000 lempiras [HNL] to buy wood to make doors and sell them, and to finish the orders he has not yet delivered. His goal is to expand his business and start selling in other regions.
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Don Mercedes tiene 51 años de edad, es casado, tiene 3 hijos y vive en San Juan Pueblo Atlantida.
Don Mercedes hace 13 años establecio un negocio de un taller de ebanisteria donde elabora muebles de cocina, puertas, cantramarcos, mesas, sillas etc. El dedica tiempo completo, comenta que tiene bastante demanda en los muebles. Con los financiamientos que ha recibido a logrado mantener su negocio activo, y ha logrado sacar el capital economico para solventar los gastos de la familia. Solicito su septimo prestamo de 13,000 lempiras y lo necesita para comprar madera para elaborar puertas para la venta, y cumplir con los encargos que le hacen falta entregar.
Su meta es hacer crecer su negocio y expandirse en los alrededores.

Additional Information

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
  • $9,382,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.6
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Mercedes to buy wood to make doors and sell them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2013
Apr 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014