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Mariana De Jesus

Update on Mariana De Jesus

Mariana lives in the city of Granada and works making and selling pastries. She says that her first Kiva loan was very useful and helpful because it arrived when she most needed it and she was able to buy raw materials and molds to make her delicious desserts. She now has a larger clientele and a higher number of requests for her products. She’s very grateful for having been helped to have financial back-up and for opening a door towards her business’ progress.

She needs financing to buy flavoring agents, sugar, oil, flour, butter, eggs and baking powder. For now, her goal is to produce a variety of pastries and continue investing in her business to make it more stable every day.
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Mariana, habitante de la ciudad de Granada, se dedica a elaborar y vender repostería. Dice que su primer préstamo Kiva, fue de mucha ayuda y útil pues llego cuando más lo necesitaba pudo invertir en compra de materia prima y moldes para hacer sus deliciosos postres. Cuentas con un mejor número de clientela ahora le piden un poco más de sus productos, está muy agradecida por ayudarla a tener un respaldo financiero y abrirle la puerta para que su negocio prospere.
Ella está requiriendo un financiamiento para comprar saborizantes, azúcar, aceite, harina, mantequillas, huevos, polvo de hornear. Por lo pronto su meta es sacar variedades en repostería, seguir invirtiendo en su negocio y hacerlo estable cada día.

Previous Loan Details

Mariana is from Granada. She is married and the mother of two adult children who are living on their own. She started her business because she needed to generate income to support her family. At the age of 36, she began making pineapple and cheese cakes. After her orders increased, she added ... More from Mariana De Jesus's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Mariana De Jesus to buy baking supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 14, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013