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Petrona Irene
Petrona is a humble businesswoman, owner of a tortilleria. She lives in Managua, is mother to one three-year-old child. She began her business due to the need to obtain income for her home since that of her husband was not enough. She began with a pound of maize and wood. At night, she sells fried plantains with cheese as another way to get income. It is in this way that she earns daily life.

She needs the loan to buy maize, wood and lime, main ingredients that she uses to produce her tortillas. She wants gradually to improve the roof of her kitchen where she makes the tortillas, to buy a table and an industrial kitchen.
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Petrona, es una humilde comerciante, es dueña de una tortillería, vive en Managua, madre de 1 hijos de 3 años de edad. Comenzo su negocio por la necesidad de obtener ingresos para su hogar ya que los de su esposo no eran suficiente, empezó con una libra de maíz y leña. Por las noches vende plátanos fritos con queso como otra forma de conseguir ingresos, es así como se gana la vida a diario.
Ella está necesitando el crédito para comprar maíz, leña y cal. Materia prima que utiliza para producir sus tortillas. Ella quiere poco a poco ir mejorando el techo de su cocina donde realiza las tortillas, comprar una mesa y una cocina industrial.

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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 90
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  • $24,741,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Petrona Irene to buy maize, wood and lime.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 16, 2013
Listed
May 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013