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Cintia
She is from Waspam, is 35 years old, married, and has 5 school-aged children. With the goal to have her own source of income, approximately 10 years ago they moved to Puerto Cabezas to establish a small grocery store. Her husband works as a diver in the Miskito Cays and with the objective to have other sources of income, began to work harvesting prawns and conches with baskets, to sell them in the city of Puerto Cabezas. She asks for a loan to repair the tools to harvest shellfish and increase the sales. Her dream is to improve her family's quality of life and to support her children's professional and personal development.
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Es originaria de Waspam, tiene 35 años de edad, es casada, tiene 5 hijos, en edad escolar. Con el propósito de tener su propia fuente de ingreso, hace aproximadamente 10 años se trasladaron a Puerto Cabezas, para establecer una pequeña pulpería. Su esposo trabaja como buzo en los cayos miskitos y con el objetivo de tener otros ingresos hace un año, inicio a trabajar en la captura de camarones y caracoles, a través de nasas, para su comercialización en el municipio de Puerto Cabezas. Solicita financiamiento para reparar las herramientas de capturas de mariscos e incrementar la comercialización. Su sueño es mejorar la calidad de vida de su familia una y apoyar al desarrollo profesional y humano de sus hijos.

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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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  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 110
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,832,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Cintia to repair the tools to harvest shellfish.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 17, 2014
Listed
Jun 24, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2015