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Sara is 37 years old and is married. She has 3 children and lives in the municipality of Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara. She sells merchandise and groceries, products like butter, rice, salt, canned goods, toiletries, flour, etc. She also sells blouses, shirts, and underwear, among others. She has had this business for 3 years and runs it in her home. Before, she worked in a child-care center.

She is in the 7th loan cycle and is asking for 15,000 lempiras which she will use to buy products like staple grains, sugar, butter, canned goods, etc., and also perfumes and shoes to stock and sell in this season.

Her goal is to have a bigger business in order to provide education and health to her children.
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Sara, tiene 37 años de edad, es casada, tiene 3 hijos, vive en el municipio de Macuelizo, Santa Bárbara. Ella se dedica a la venta de mercadería y pulpería, vende productos como manteca, arroz, sal, productos enlatados, productos de aseo, harina, etc. También vende blusas, camisas, ropa interior y otros. Este negocio lo tiene hace 3 años y vende en su casa. Anteriormente trabajaba en un centro de cuidados de niños. Esta solicitando el séptimo ciclo que es por 15,000 Lempiras con el cual va comprar productos como granos básicos, azúcar, manteca, productos enlatados etc. también perfumes y zapatos para surtir y vender en esta temporada. Tiene como meta tener un negocio más grande para darles educación y salud a sus hijos.

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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
  • 54
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,879,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Sara to buy products like staple grains, sugar, butter, canned goods, etc., also perfumes, and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 9, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015