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Lidia Suyapa
Lidia is 26 years old, she is married, has two children, and lives with her family in an area that is part of the municipality of Choloma, Cortes. For 9 years, she has worked in her own business making and selling products made from sweet corn such as tamalitos, atole (a corn-based drink), boiled corn, and montucas (sweet corn tamal with meat). She sells these products as a street vendor and in her home. She has asked for a loan of 8,000 lempiras to purchase materials such as sweet corn, sugar, salt, butter, meat, firewood, etc., to make the tamalitos, atole and montucas to continue selling them. Her plan is to continue growing and that her children continue studying.
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Lidia, tiene 26 años de edad, esta casada, tiene dos hijos y reside con su familia en un sector que pertenece al Municipio de Choloma, Cortes. Lleva 9 años de dedicarse a su propio negocio de elaboración y venta de productos de elote (maíz tierno), como ser tamalitos, atole, elote hervido y montucas. Estos productos los vende de manera ambulante y en su casa. Ha solicitado un préstamo por 8,000 lempiras para comprar los materiales como ser el elote de maíz, carne, azúcar, sal, manteca, leña y otros para elaborar los tamalitos, atole y montucas para seguir vendiendo. Su plan es seguir creciendo y que sus hijos sigan estudiando.

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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
  • 19.1
    Honduras Lempiras (HNL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Lidia Suyapa to purchase materials such as sweet corn, sugar, salt, butter, meat, firewood, etc., to make her products and sell them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 12, 2014
Jul 3, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015