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Blanca Iris
Blanca, 32, is a single mother of two children and lives in the municipality of San Pedro Sula. She’s had a small grocery business for five years where she sells basic staples like soft-drinks, shortening, sugar, rice, bread, eggs, soap, condiments, tomato paste, sweets, etc. The loan she’s requested is her third with ODEF and is for 10,000 Lempiras she’ll use to buy food items like soft-drinks, shortening, sugar, bread, shacks, milk and others to sell and earn higher profits. Her goal is for the business to grow until it becomes a grocery store.
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Blanca, tiene 32 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene dos hijos y vive en el municipio de San Pedro Sula. Hace 5 años que tiene un negocio de una pulpería donde ofrece todo tipo de productos de la canasta básica como ser refrescos, manteca, azúcar, arroz, pan, huevos, jabón, condimentos, pasta de tomate, golosinas, etc. El prestamo que ha solicitado es el tercer ciclo con ODEF y es por 10,000 lempiras, con el cual va comprar más productos alimenticios como ser refrescos, manteca, azúcar, pan, churros, leche y otros, para vender y asi poder obtener mejores ganancias. Su meta es crecer con su negocio de manera que pueda lograr tener una abarrotería.

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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
  • 49
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,991,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Blanca Iris to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014