A loan of $650 helped to buy shoe making materials such as leather, white and yellow glue, standard soles, green tape, parts, laces.


Zaida Del Carmen's story

Zaida is from Masaya, she has lived in this city for 34 years, married, is 57 years old. Her business consists in the manufacturing of shoes, with support from her husband, she has been able to get ahead because between the two of them they have put their best effort into making the business grow and they feel satisfied with the results; they specifically design and make military boots and have acquired an ability in the manufacturing process. Her family is formed by five members, three children and her husband (adult children). She requests a loan to buy materials, she has important orders to fill at this time of the year when sales get better. Zaida has a client base that she distributes to at points of sale such as the Oriental and local markets. With the loan she plans to buy shoe making materials such as leather, white and yellow glue, standard soles, green tape, parts, laces.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt



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