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Linda Lisseth
Linda, 32, is single, she lives with her mother and a sister, and lives in the municipality of Choloma, Cortes. She was working as a machine operator and when she found herself without any work, she decided to set up her own business where she sells a variety of products. In her small store, she has new clothes, sandals, lotions and cosmetics. The loan that she has sought is for 20,000 Honduran Lempiras and she will invest in the purchase of new merchandise such as clothes, shoes, creams, deodorants, make-up and other cosmetics to sell in this season. Her aim is to increase the inventory to grow her sales and her profits.
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Linda, tiene 32 años de edad, esta soltera, vive con su madre y una hermana, reside en el municipio de Choloma, Cortes. Ella estuvo trabajando como operaria de maquila y al quedar sin empleo decidió establecer su propio negocio donde vende variedad de productos, en su tiendita tiene ropa nueva, sandalias, lociones y cosméticos. El préstamo que ha solicitado es por 20,000 Lempiras y lo invertirá en la compra de mercadería nueva como ropa, zapatos, cremas, desodorantes, lociones, maquillajes y otros cosméticos para vender en esta temporada. Su meta es aumentar el inventario para poder aumentar las ventas y los ingresos.

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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
  • 42
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,863,075
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Linda Lisseth to buy new clothes, shoes, creams, deodorants, lotions, make-up and other cosmetics to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 27, 2013
Dec 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014