By Susan Arthur, KF8 Nicaragua
I am a Kiva Fellow in Managua, Nicaragua, working with field partner CEPRODEL. I’ve been here for a couple of weeks now, and am thrilled to announce Kiva’s first novela: “As the Microfinance Mundo (World) Turns.”
Novelas are soap operas which are very popular in Latin America and on Spanish-language television in the U.S. On this blog, I will unveil the story of Doña Cony as she seeks credit so she can open a “comedor” or small restaurant on the front porch of her house.
Located in Batahola Norte, a poor neighborhood...Continue Reading >>