A loan of $1,350 helped to invest in working capital and stock her grocery store for the purchase and sale of food products such as coffee packets, shampoo packets, sugar, milk, bread, beans, oil, detergent, eggs, juice, sodas.


Norbelina's story

Norbelina is a 68-year-old single mother of five children, all adults and financially independent. She is originally from the Telica municipality which is located in the west of the country. Telica is a cozy town with hardworking people.

Thanks to her entrepreneurial nature, Norbelina operates a store located in her home, which she has done for 32 years. Every day she faces problems and obstacles with the will to overcome and persevere. To this day it has been her livelihood and source of income.

The purpose of the loan is to invest in working capital and stock her grocery store for the purchase and sale of food products such as: coffee packets, shampoo packets, sugar, milk, bread, beans, oil, detergent, eggs, juice, sodas. Norbelina is grateful for the assistance that Kiva lenders provide to poor countries such as Nicaragua and people with limited resources so they can have a decent working environment.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer LeeJay Victor



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