A loan helped a member to buy wood, glue, paint, and other materials for making handicrafts.


Orgullosamente Nicaraguense Group's story

“Orgullosamente Nicaragüense” is a Pro Mujer Communal Bank that was established in Masaya, Nicaragua. These clients are grateful that they were given this opportunity to easily obtain a loan to invest in their small businesses that include making handicrafts, selling bread, selling food, and selling shoes.

Juana Antonia is the woman in the photo with her hand raised. She is 58 years old and one of these worthy clients. Juana Antonia makes wooden handicrafts and shoes. She is a hardworking individual who enjoys her art. Juana Antonia emphasized, “The loans are the support I need to get ahead.” She will use her loan to invest in wood, glue, paint, and other materials for her handicraft work.

This group is counting on the support of the lenders in order to make progress!

In this group: Carolina Del Carmen, Marvin Antonio, Daveyvi Francisca, Juana Antonia, Candida Rosa, Zoraida Del Rosario, Franklin Rafael, Pastora Del Carmen

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica.


This loan is special because:

It empowers women through community support and financial training.



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