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Oneyda Marina
Oneyda is 35 years old, is a single mother, has one son and lives in the municipality of Puerto Cortes. She earns an income by selling pupusas (corn tortillas filled with pork and cheese) and savory pastries filled with beef, rice and potatoes. She has had this business for two and a half years and she has her business in a stall in front of a bus station.

This loan she is asking for is for 10,000 Honduran lempiras, and she will invest it in buying a stove to increase production and provide better service. Her goal is to grow with the business and to open another in a fixed location.
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Oneyda, tiene 35 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene 1 hijo, vive en el municipio de Puerto, Cortes. Ella obtiene sus propios ingresos vendiendo pupusas (tortilla de maíz rellena con chicharrón y quesillo) y pastelitos rellenos de carne, arroz y papas. Este negocio lo tiene hace 2 años y 6 meses y lo tiene en un puesto frente a una estación de buses. Este préstamo que solicita es por 10,000 lempiras y lo invertirá en la compra de una estufa para aumentar la producción y brindar mejor servicio. Su meta es crecer con el negocio y poner otro en un lugar fijo.

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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
  • 44
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,371,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Oneyda Marina to buy a stove to increase production and provide better customer service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 18, 2013
Jan 2, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2014