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Maura is a hardworking and enterprising woman. She is 47, is married, and has three grown-up children. Her husband is a teacher. In order to have her own source of income, a year ago she opened a small convenience store. She is requesting her second loan to increase her inventory of staple grains and pulses, fruit for making natural soft drinks, sanitary napkins, toilet paper, and other products. Her dream is to start a business for her mother in the Saupuka community in Waspam.
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Maura: Es una mujer luchadora y emprendedora, tiene 47 años de edad, casada con 3 hijos, mayores de edad. Su esposo es docente. Con el propósito de tener su propia fuente de ingresos, desde hace un año estableció una pequeña pulpería. Solicita su segundo financiamiento, para incrementar su inventario: granos básicos, frutas para elaborar refrescos naturales, toallas sanitarias, papel higiénico entre otros productos. Su sueño es establecerle un negocio a su mamá en la comunidad de Saupuka en Waspam.

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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.


About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,742,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 26.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maura to increase her inventory of basic grains and pulses, fruit for making natural soft drinks, sanitary napkins, toilet paper, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 16, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014