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Glenda Siomara
Glenda is 40 years old, married, and is a merchant. She is originally from the city of Chontales but she has been living in Managua for 24 years. She has three children. The youngest is 16 years old and is attending high school.

She entered the world of business by selling cheese and eventually decided to sell gold and silver. During that time she worked as a supervisor of a textile company and left work with the settlement that they gave her and put it into her store buying her first products of cookies, bread, eggs and snacks. Little by little she advanced adding products until she created her store. In this activity her husband and her oldest daughter help her dividing the work. While she serves clients her husband makes purchases and her daughter helps her to arrange and clean the products.

She is applying for a loan in order to buy basic grains, soft drinks, meat, chicken, and eggs. She also wants to invest by buying clothing, shoes, and cosmetics because during the holiday season the products are of high demand among her customers.

She plans to move her store to a larger place and to add the sales of clothing, perfume, and cosmetics.
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Glenda, de 40 años de edad, casada, de oficio comerciante, es originaria de la ciudad Chontales pero tiene 24 años de vivir en Managua, tiene tres hijos de los cuales la menor de 16 años esta cursando la secundaria.
Inicio en el mundo del comercio vendiendo queso con el tiempo decidió vender oro y plata. Durante ese tiempo trabajo como supervisora de un empresa de textiles al salir del trabajo con la liquidación que le dieron fue que puso su pulpería comprando galletas, pan , huevo y snacks fueron sus primeros productos . Poco a poco fue surgiendo agregando productos hasta formar su pulpería. En este actividad su esposo y la hija mayor le ayudan se dividen las tareas pues mientras ella atiende a los clientes su esposo realiza las compras y su hija la ayuda arreglar y limpiar los productos.
Está solicitando el crédito para comprar granos básicos, gaseosas, carnes, pollo, huevo. Además quiere invertir en compra de ropa, zapatos y cosméticos pues durante la época navideñas son productos de mucha demanda entre su clientela. Entre sus planes esta trasladar su pulpería a un lugar mas amplio y agregar la venta de ropa, perfumes y cosméticos.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 130
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  • $24,558,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Glenda Siomara to buy basic grains, soft drinks, meat, chicken, and eggs for her grocery store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 17, 2012
Listed
Nov 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013