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Esmeralda
Every morning after getting her children ready for school, Esmeralda begins to fry plantain slices and potatoes that she later sells outside her humble home. Nobody can resist the delicious snacks that she sells. She is 44 years old, has a common law partner and has four children. Before starting to sell snacks, she sold beauty products, but she wanted to spend more time with her children and decided to start another business at home.

She is requesting this loan to increase her production. She needs to buy plantains, potatoes, and condiments, among other things. At the same time, she wants to begin improving her kitchen. Esmeralda puts her hopes in this loan, as she wishes to gain more customers to increase her income. She is a charismatic and hard working woman who has great goals. One of them is having a vegetable stand in one of the popular markets. Her life partner has been her main supporter -- they strive together to be able to provide a prosperous future to their children.
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Cada mañana tras haber alistado a sus hijos para ir a clases, Esmeralda inicia a freír las tajadas de plátano y las papas, para luego venderlas en las afueras de su humilde casa, no hay persona que se resista a las exquisitas frituras que ella vende. Tiene 44 años de edad, está en unión libre y tiene cuatro hijos. Antes de dedicarse a la venta de frituras comercializaba artículos de belleza pero quería pasar más tiempo con sus hijos, por lo que decidió iniciar otro negocio desde el hogar.
Ella solicita el préstamo para aumentar la producción de su capital, requiere comprar plátanos, papas, condimentos, entre otros y al mismo tiempo iniciar las mejoras de la infraestructura de su cocina. Esmeralda deposita la confianza en el financiamiento puesto que anhela obtener más clientes y así poder incrementar sus ingresos. Es una mujer carismática y trabajadora, quién tiene grandes metas, una de ellas, establecer venta de verduras en uno de los mercados populares. Su compañero de vida ha sido su principal apoyo, juntos luchan por brindarles a sus hijos un futuro prospero.

About Nicaragua

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 165
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,195,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $425 helped Esmeralda to buy plantains, potatoes and condiments, among other things.
68% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 25, 2014
Listed
Jul 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A