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Guadalupe, 52, is a single mother. She has two children and resides in the municipality of Azacualpa, Santa Bárbara. She has always made her living in sales. 5 years ago, she decided to sell merchandise; she sells shirts, cloth by the yard, underwear like boxers, socks, etc., pants, and other things that people order from her. She carries out the sales in the street.

Guadalupe has applied for various loans in order to maintain stock in the business. Currently she has applied for 15,000 lempiras to buy more products like clothing, shoes and cosmetics to sell. She has a plan to establish a fixed business location so that her children have a source of work.
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Doña Guadalupe, tiene 52 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene dos hijos, reside en el municipio de Azacualpa, Santa Bárbara. Ella siempre se ha dedicado al comercio. hace 5 años decidió por vender mercadería, vende camisas, telas por yardas, ropa interior como bóxer, calcetas etc. pantalones y otros que le pidan. Las ventas las realiza de manera ambulante. Doña Guadalupe ha solicitado varios prestamos para mantener surtido el negocio, actualmente ha solicitado otro por 15,000 lempiras para comprar mas producto como ropa, zapatos y cosméticos para vender. Tiene como plan establecer el negocio en un local fijo para que sus hijos tengan una fuente de trabajo.

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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
  • 82
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Guadalupe to buy more products like clothing, shoes and cosmetics to stock and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 11, 2013
Dec 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015