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Mrs. Pavon is a young single mother with a knack for sewing; she has used this skill to start a business manufacturing and selling mattresses, pillows, sheets and other products for the home.

She is requesting this loan to purchase raw material such as thread, needles, fabric, cotton and foam to be used in the fabrication of her products. This additional investment will allow her to increase her sales and improve her family's living conditions.

Translated from Spanish by Rosario McFaull, Kiva Volunteer.

La Sra. P. es una joven madre soltera con mucha facilidad para la costura, debido a esto se ha dedicado a la confección de colchones, almohadas, sábanas y otros productos para el hogar. Esta solicitando el crédito para invertirlo en la compra de materiales (hilos, agujas, tela, algodón, esponjas, etc.) que le permitan confeccionar sus productos. Con el crédito espera incremetnar sus ventas y por ende mejorar la situación económica de sus familiares.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 90
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  • $24,770,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Karla to purchase raw materials for the manufacturing of mattresses and pillows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 2, 2007
Aug 19, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 28, 2007