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A loan of $825 helped to purchase rice, beans, sugar, oil, and other products.

Sonia Petronila's story

Sonia is originally from the city of Managua. She owns a small grocery store. This has allowed her to move forward and earn better profits. She is happy with Kiva and MiCredito since she has been able to increase the variety of products and actively maintain her business.

She is requesting a new loan to purchase rice, beans, sugar, oil, and other products. She says that the loan will be a lot of help since it will allow her to earn more profits and improve the infrastructure of her home.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Eileen Lloyd

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