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Consuela
She is a social and hardworking woman who is 61 years old. She is from Puerto Cabezas, is married, and has two children. Her oldest child has finished studying computer engineering and the youngest is studying nursing.

With the goal of reviving her business of selling used clothing, she requests this loan to purchase 3 packs of men's and women's clothing in Managua and sell them at affordable prices in the communities of Sandy Bay and Krukira. Her goal is to earn her own income and support her family.

Ten years ago, she began selling used clothing on foot. However, five years ago, she was in a car accident that caused neurological problems, so she had to be in a hospital in Managua for treatment.

Her dream is to continue helping her family and her mother, who is 96 years old and in poor health.
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Es una mujer sociable y luchadora, tiene 61 años de edad, es originaria de Puerto Cabezas casada, con dos hijos, el mayor ha culminado su carrera en Ingeniería en Informática y la menor estudia enfermería. Con el objetivo de reactivar su negocio de venta de ropa usada solicita financiamiento para comprar en Managua: 3 pacas de ropa para mujeres y hombres y venderlas a precios accesibles en las comunidades de Sandy Bay y Krukira, esto con propósito de obtener sus propios ingresos y apoyar a su familia. Hace diez años se dedicaba a vender de manera ambulante ropa usada, sin embargo, hace cinco años, syfrio un accidente de tránsito, causándole problemas neurológicos, por lo que estuvo en tratamiento en un hospital de Managua. Su sueño es seguir ayudando a su familia y a su madre que tiene 96 años de edad y se encuentra delicada de salud.

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About Pana Pana

Pana Pana is a nonprofit civil association founded in 1990 in Nicaragua. The organization’s official name is Asociacion para el Desarrollo de la Costa Atlantica (Association for the Development of the Atlantic Coast) but they have always been know as Pana Pana which means “mutual help” in the local language.

Pana Pana offers loans for commerce, housing, and a small number of agriculture loans. They also have a small social development unit that runs Pana Pana’s non-financial services. This includes technical assistance for housing loans and the development of a water and sanitation project.

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  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 127
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,814,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Consuela to purchase 3 packs of men's and women's clothing in Managua and sell them at affordable prices.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 23, 2013
Listed
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 17, 2014