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Marta Argentina
Marta is 24 years old, single, and lives alone in the town of San Manuel, Cortes. She was previously a student, but has now been selling cosmetics and merchandise to order for the past three years. Marta offers undergarments, blouses, sandals, shoes, crèmes, shampoo, and other products. She sells these items from her home.

The loan she is requesting is for 8,000 HNL and will be invested in the purchase of merchandise for her business such as cosmetics, shoes, and clothing so that she can fulfill the orders that her customers have placed. Her plan is to maintain this business so that she can generate income.

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Marta, tiene 24 años de edad, esta soltera y ella vive sola en el municipio de San Manuel, Cortes. Anteriormente estudiaba y hace 3 años que se dedica a la venta de cosméticos y mercadería por encargo como ropa interior, blusas, sandalias, zapatos, cremas, champú y otros. Estos productos los vende en su casa y a domicilio. El préstamo que ha solicitado es por 8,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de mercadería para el negocio como cosméticos, zapatos y ropa, con el fin de poder cumplirles a los clientes que han hecho pedidos. El plan es mantener esta actividad que le genere ingresos.

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
  • 31
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,985,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Marta Argentina to buy cosmetics, shoes, and clothing to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014