Total loan: $950

Martha Petrona

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Leon, León, Nicaragua / Food

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Martha Petrona's story

Martha Petrona G. Carbajal is 58 years old, single, and has 4 children, all of whom work. Martha earns income from her bar and cafe. She has had this trade for more than 32 years that she started with her own capital. She has earned income from this business since she started it. Martha's goal is to earn enough income to support herself. The situation is very difficult in her country; microfinance and outside organizations are the only methods of help currently offered to them. Her wish is to continue working and for her business to prosper. The loan quantity is C$19.000 cordobas to be paid off in 18 months.

Translated from Spanish by Brittany Thatcher, Kiva Volunteer