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A loan of $700 helped working capital.


Yahaira Patricia's story

Mrs. Yahaira Patricia has a business that is a store that sells new clothes in her house. She has had it for years. She started to sell clothes on the streets of the suburb to be able to support her children. Little by little, with hard work, she was able to buy more merchandise such as watches and more clothes. By buying merchandise up front in Managua, specifically in the Eastern Market, she has been able to get ahead. With her husband's help, her earnings are better. The loan that she is asking for is to invest more in her business since a busy season is approaching. She lives with her husband in a modest manner and she has basic services.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Donohue



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