A loan of $175 helped to buy merchandise for her store.

Juana Fidelia's story

Juana Fidelina is 56 years old, widowed, and has six grown children. She manages a store in order to earn a living and also sells cosmetics from her home. Juana has 10 years of experience in running her businesses. She started her businesses out of necessity in order to survive and have a means of supporting herself.

With this loan she will buy everyday consumer products such as rice, sugar, soap, bread, cheese, “tiste” (a traditional Nicaraguan beverage made from corn and cacao), coffee grounds, “chicha” (another traditional beverage made from corn), barley, fruit, vegetables, and other items.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ronan Reodica

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