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Maria Josefa

Update on Maria Josefa

María Josefa is 69 years old, married and has five children. She lives with her husband in the municipality of Choloma, Cortes. María Josefa has a source of income, which is her small store. She sells food products like flour, rice, beans, sugar, lard, medicines, sweets, grocery products besides selling Big Cola soft drinks wholesale.

María Josefa is requesting another loan from ODEF of 20,000 HNL to buy more products to keep her store stocked. She will buy lard, rice, beans, rice, sausages, dairy products,cleaning products and soft drinks to keep up with customer demand. Her objective is to increase her sales to generate more revenue and manage to have a higher standard of living.
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María Josefa, tiene 69 años de edad, es casada, tiene 5 hijos, vive con su esposo en una aldea del Municipio de Choloma, Cortes.
Doña María Josefa , cuenta con una fuente de ingreso que es un negocio de pulpería donde vende productos alimenticios como, harina, frijoles, arroz, azúcar, manteca, medicinas, golosinas, productos de abarrotería, además vende refrescos Big cola al por mayor. Ella esta solicitando otro préstamo a ODEF por 20,000 lempiras para comprar mas productos para mantener surtido el negocio como ser manteca, arroz, frijoles, harina, embutidos, lácteos, productos de limpieza y refrescos Para cumplir con la demanda de los clientes.
Su objetivo es incrementar las ventas para obtener mas ingresos y lograr tener un nivel de vida mejor.

Previous Loan Details

María Josefa is sixty-nine-years-old and married with five children who are now working adults. She lives with her husband in a village in the municipality of Choloma, Cortes. María Josefa's source of income is her grocery store, where she sells food products like flour, beans, rice, sugar an... More from Maria Josefa's previous loan »

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.

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About Honduras

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 72
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Maria Josefa to stock products like lard, rice, beans, rice, sausages, dairy products,cleaning products and soft drinks.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 7, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 6, 2013