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Idalia, 33, is a single mother of three children; she lives in the municipality of La Masica, Atlántida. She’s been selling fast food like baleadas (tortilla filled with beans, egg and cheese), turnovers, soft-drinks, lunches and breakfasts for ten years; she also sells vegetables.

The loan she’s asking for is for 20,000 Lempiras she’ll use to buy supplies like meats, vegetables, flour, rice, beans, eggs, lard and soft-drinks to make her meals in order to be able to sell more and earn higher profits. Her goal is to be able to move her family forward and cover their basic needs.
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Idalia, tiene 33 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene tres hijos y vive en el municipio de La Masica, Atlántida. Lleva 10 años de dedicarse a la elaboración y venta de comidas como ser baleadas (tortillas de harina rellenas con frijoles, huevo, queso), pastelitos, refrescos, desayunos, almuerzos y también vende verduras. El préstamo que solicita es por 20,000 Lempiras y lo va invertir en la compra de insumos para la elaboración de comidas como ser carnes, verduras, harina,arroz, frijoles, huevos, manteca,y refrescos. y así podrá vender mas y obtener mejores ganancias. Su meta es poder sacar adelante a su familia cubriendo las necesidades básicas.

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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
  • 53
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,000 helped Idalia to buy supplies.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2013
Oct 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 9, 2013