A loan of $525 helped to buy general merchandise like clothes, cosmetics and decorations.

Yadira Del Socorro's story

Yadira del Socorro, 43, is a single mother with four children who are 26, 25, 23 and 18 years old; only the 18-year-old is still in her care. Yadira is from the town of Chichigalpa in Chinandega Department a place located in the west of the country. This zone is noted for producing sugarcane and for having very honest, hardworking residents.

Yadira’s business is selling general merchandise like new clothes, cosmetics, decorations and underwear. Yadira started the business nine years ago. She sells from place to place and at home because she needs to increase income and move her children forward.

She has collaborated with Fundación León 2000 and has had good, punctual repayment behavior. This loan’s objective is to invest in working capital to improve her income and provide better living conditions for her children. She will use the loan to buy children’s clothes, clothes for adults, cosmetics like lipstick, blush, eyeliner and eye shadow.

In the photo, Yadira appears with some of the products she sells to customers. Yadira is grateful for the support Kiva lenders provide to people of limited resources and poor countries like Nicaragua.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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