A loan of $625 helped to buy merchandise: a groom, dairy products, bulk grains, toilet paper, instant soups, and sanitary napkins.


Esmelda's story

She is from Puerto Cabezas, is 40 years old and married with three children who are of school age. In order to have her own source of income, she set up a small business in a wooden booth on the porch of her home three years ago. She organized a solidarity group to take out a loan with PANA PANA.

At present, she is asking for a loan to buy merchandise: a broom, dairy products, bulk grains, toilet paper, instant soups, and sanitary napkins. It is her dream to support her family. Her husband is a taxi driver, but for the last few months the taxi has had mechanical problems and therefore he could not provide transportation services and by this generate financial resources for his family.

Also, she would like to build a concrete home.

Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Ellen Vaethjunker



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