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Mayra Del Socorro
Mayra is 54 years old and the mother of 9 children, with just 1 still in her care. The remainder live independently. She lives in the city of Boaco and sells tortillas, baked beans and soft drinks. Mayra has been doing this since 22 years ago, when she began making tortillas with just 5 lbs. of corn. searching for a means of helping her family. Little by little, her business has grown. She managed to maintain her children and pay for school, dress them and give them food. Over time, she has been increasing her sales of beans and soft drinks. Her customers continue to solicit these products.

Mayra dreams of finishing her humble house and improving the kitchen, which is where she prepares the tortillas and beans. She needs financing to buy corn, firewood, beans, cream and cottage cheese. Mayra wants to sell breakfasts to accompany her delicious and piping hot tortillas, which she makes with her own hands.
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Mayra, 54 años de edad, madre de 9 hijos, solo uno está a cargo de ella, los demás viven independiente, habitante de la ciudad de Boaco se dedica a vender tortillas, frijoles cosidos y gaseosa , actividad que realiza desde hace 22 años cuando empezó con 5 libras de maíz para hacer tortillas , buscando la manera de apoyar a su familia , poco a poco su negocio fue creciendo , logro mantener a sus hijos , pagarle la escuela, vestirlos y darles de comer. Con el tiempo fue agregando la venta de frijoles, y gaseosas sus mismos clientes le solicitaban estos productos.
Ella sueña con lograr componer su humilde vivienda y mejorar la cocina que es donde prepara las tortillas y los frijoles. Esta requiriendo el financiamiento para comprar maíz, leña, frijoles, crema y cuajada. Pues desea vender desayunos acompañados de sus sabrosas y calientitas tortillas hechas por sus propias manos.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 50
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,293,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Mayra Del Socorro to buy corn, firewood, beans, cream and cottage cheese.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2012
Dec 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013