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Edman, 61, is married and lives in a suburban residential community of San Pedro Sula. A year ago he set up a grocery store where he sells bread, fritters, condiments, shampoo, cleaning products, shortening and other items. His wife makes and sells tortillas.

He is requesting a loan in the amount of 4,500 HNL to buy sugar, salt, soap, rice and other items for his grocery. His goal is to expand the business and buy a stove, as well as renovate the house by putting in a cement floor for better living.
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Don Edman, tiene 61 años de edad, es casado, vive en una colonia suburbana de San Pedro Sula. Hace un año estableció su pequeña pulpería donde vende pan, churros, condimentos, champú, productos para limpieza, manteca y otros. Su esposa hace tortillas para vender. Ha decidido solicitar un préstamo por 4,500 Lempiras para comprar azúcar, sal, jabón, arroz y otros para vender en la pulpería. Su meta es hacer crecer el negocio para comprar una estufa, arreglar su casa, hacer el piso de cemento y vivir 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
  • 37
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,370,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Edman to buy sugar, salt, soap, rice and other grocery items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 11, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013