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Edga Dalila
Egda is 32 years old and was born in the community of Manzano. She studied through second grade in primary school, but it became difficult to go to school because she helped her mother with work at home. Today she has her own family and is married to a young man from the area. Together they have three children. The children go to school in the community and Egda comments that she wants them to get ahead and learn since she did not have the opportunity to do that. Currently she is a member of the small communal bank that was formed by leaders of her community. She works raising shrimp, which in addition to being additional income also does not demand a lot of time away from her responsibilities at home. Her husband works growing corn and thus both parents work and support the family. In the community they do not have electrical power, and for that reason she wants to use this credit to purchase a solar system for her home. In that way her children will be able to do their homework, play, and complete other family activities.
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Egda tiene la edad de 32 años nació en la comunidad de el manzano ella estudio hasta 2do grado de primaria pues se le dificultaba ir a la escuela porque le ayudaba en los labores del hogar a su mama.Hoy en día ella ya tiene su propia familia se caso con un joven de la zona con el que tiene 3 hijos .Los niños van a la escuela de la comunidad ella comenta que quiere que ellos se superen y aprendan ya que ella no tubo la oportunidad de hacerlo .Actualmente ella es socia de una pequeña cooperativa que formaron entre lideres de la comunidad y se dedican a la explotación de camarones lo cual para ella es un ingreso que percibe ademas que como no le demanda de mucho tiempo no le afecta en los labores de la casa , su esposo trabaja en siembra de maíz así que ambos trabajan y se apoyan. En la comunidad no tienen energía eléctrica es por eso que quiere este crédito para comprar un sistema solar para su casa y así sus hijos puedan hacer sus tareas escolares ,jugar y otras actividades familiares

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More information about this loan

TECNOSOL is a for-profit renewable energy company that provides electricity and solar powered products to families living off the grid in Nicaragua. It enables households to generate their own energy and replace toxic and expensive sources of light and heat like kerosene, diesel and wood. 

Many of TECNOSOL's clients cannot afford the high upfront costs of buying solar products. Kiva loans help these households purchase clean energy products. 

Solar home systems are much more than a solar lamp and can provide users with life changing amounts of power: enough power to run multiple lights, home appliances, radios, and TVs. These systems are modular, enabling clients to add solar panels and batteries to meet their increasing energy demands.  

Important Information

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

About Nicaragua

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 144
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,080,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $675 helped Edga Dalila to purchase a solar power system for her home.
57% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 25, 2013
Nov 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss: