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Iris Jackeline
Iris is 29 years old, married, and has one child. She lives in a suburban neighborhood of San Pedro Sula.

Five years ago, Iris established her own grocery business where she sells basic staples such as grains, sugar, lard, cleaning products, canned goods, dairy products, soft drinks, donuts, and other items. Her business has remained stable as a result of investing the loans.

Iris is currently requesting her third loan in the amount of 5,500 HNL so that she can buy basic grains, sugar, lard, dairy products, soft drinks, donuts, and bread to sell. As a result, she will maintain her inventory of products. Over time she intends to diversify her business and provide better service to her customers. Her plan is to improve her family’s financial standing and their quality of life.

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Iris, tiene 29 años de edad, es casada, tiene un hijo, vive en un barrio suburbano de San Pedro Sula. Hace 5 años que ella estableció su propio negocio de pulpería para vender productos de primera necesidad, como ser granos básicos, azúcar, manteca, productos de aseo, productos enlatados, lácteos, refrescos, churros, etc. su negocio se ha mantenido estable mediante la inversión de préstamos. actualmente esta solicitando el tercer ciclo el cual es por 5,500 Lempiras para comprar granos básicos, azúcar, manteca, lácteos, refrescos, churros y pan para vender y mantener producto en inventario. Poco a poco va diversificando su negocio y atendiendo mejor a sus clientes. Su plan es mejorar el nivel económico de la familia y la calidad de vida.

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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,879,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Iris Jackeline to buy basic grains, sugar, lard, dairy products, soft drinks, donuts, and bread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 4, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013