A loan of $1,825 helps to buy bed sheets, quilts, towels, curtains, and other products to sell.


Teonilda Emigdia's story

Teonilda Emigdia is separated from her partner and has three grown children. They live in the canton of Jipijapa, which is known as the “Sultana of Coffee”. This place continues to be severely affected by COVID-19.

Teonilda Emigdia is a woman who never gives up despite being an older person. She seeks to earn income so that she and her family can get ahead. Teonilda Emigdia sells bed sheets, quilts, towels, and curtains. She sells by going door to door, from her house, and over the phone. Teonilda Emigdia offers her products on credit and collects payment every eight days. By working in this manner, she is able to make a living.

This loan will be used to buy bed sheets, quilts, towels, curtains, and other products. She hopes to continue receiving support from the loans.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It helps borrowers withstand negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patrick Flynn, Kiva staff

Patrick Flynn
Kiva staff



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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.