Total loan: $1,550

Jhasper Group

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Puerto Cabezas, RAAN, Nicaragua / Clothing

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A loan helped to buy shoes in Masaya and blouses, pants and towels in Managua.

Jhasper Group's story

JHASPER: is a solidarity group made up of 2 entrepreneurial women and one entrepreneurial man. The belong to the Miskita ethnicity and are from the city of Bilwi, in the municipality of Puerto Cabezas. They formed two years ago in order to access loans with the solidarity guarantee of a group in order to open their small businesses and, little by little, improve their quality of life. They decided to name the group JHASPER in honor of the son of the group coordinator.

Isabel is a smiling 39-year-old woman who is married with 4 children: 2 who are adults, one who is 17 years old and studying in his fifth year of high school, as well as the youngest who is 5 years old. Isabel's husband works as a teacher.

Isabel remembers with great enthusiasm that she started her business with C$ 20,000 (Córdobas Netos), with the economic support of her husband. She began selling new clothing by ambulating. Thanks to her earnings and the loans from Pana Pana and financed by Kiva, she has been able to expand her business and diversify her products. Isabel is requesting a loan in order to buy shoes in Masaya and blouses, pants and towels in Managua. She dreams of having a concrete house for more security and durability.