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Noemy is 53 years old. She is a single mother of three children and lives in the municipality of Choloma, in Cortes. She worked at a factory for several years but since she doesn't have a job currently, she decided to start a business selling fruit. She sells watermelon, melon, plums, bananas, mangos, and other seasonal fruit. Her business is set up in her home.

She has already invested several loans in her business. She is currently requesting another, in the amount of 6,500 lempiras, in order to stock up on seasonal fruit for her business. She will buy watermelons, melons, mangos, sapotes, plums, bananas, oranges, and other fruit. She plans to set up her business outside of her home where there is more customer traffic and also incorporate other merchandise to sell.
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Noemy, tiene 53 años de edad, es madre soltera tiene 3 hijos y reside en el municipio de Choloma, Cortes. Ella trabajo varios años en una maquila y al no tener empleo ha decidido establecer un negocio de venta de frutas, vende sandia, melón, ciruela, bananos, mangos y otras de temporada. El negocio lo tiene en su casa. Ya ha invertido varios préstamos al negocio, actualmente solicita otro por 6,500 Lempiras para surtir el negocio con frutas de temporada como es la sandia, melón, mangos, zapotes, ciruelas, bananos naranjas y otras. Su plan es poner el negocio fuera de su casa donde haya más circulación de personas y poder vender también otra mercadería.

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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
  • 84
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    Honduras Loans Fundraising
  • $9,996,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.5
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Noemy to stock up on seasonal fruit like watermelon, melon, mango, sapote, plums, bananas, oranges, and others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 22, 2014
Mar 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014