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Sofia Esperanza
Señora Sofía Esperanza S. T. is 47 years of age and single. She has one son who is still in school. Doña Sofía's business is a local store which is located in the house where she lives. She has been running it for more than five years. Doñia Sofía has received several loans from Fundación Leon 2000 and this has helped her to invest in her business every day. Her goal is to keep this business operating so that in the future it can bring her a sufficient income. That's why she is requesting financing for the working capital to stock up on products such as carbonated drinks, natural soft drinks, bread, sweets, basic cereals and other products for general consumption. Sofía's dream is to make some necessary improvements to her house, now that winter is coming, and she wants to be prepared
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La Señora Sofía Esperanza S. T. tiene la edad de 47 años, su estado civil es soltera. Doña Sofía tiene 1 hijo y estudia. La actividad económica de Doña Sofía es una pulpería. Hace más de 5 años que se dedica a este negocio, por lo que la ubicación es en su casa de habitación. Doña Sofía ha recibido varios prestamos Fundación León 2000, y esto le ha ayudado a invertir cada día en su negocio. Por lo que sus propósitos son de mantener activo este negocio para que el día de mañana pueda generarle los ingresos necesarios. Es por eso que solicita el financiamiento destinado para capital de trabajo incrementando sus productos como gaseosas, refrescos naturales, pan, golosinas, granos básicos y otros productos de consumo en general. El sueño de Sofía es darle las mejoras necesarias a su vivienda ya que se acerca el invierno y quiere estar preparada.

Additional Information

Fundación Leon 2000

This loan is administered by Fundación Leon 2000. Fundación Leon 2000 began operations in 1993 as the first microfinance institution to serve the western part of Nicaragua, a country which continues to be one of the poorest in the western hemisphere. Fundación Leon 2000 works to further the development of micro, small, and medium enterprises through credit services and management, applying the best credit industry practices and technical expertise. Additionally, Fundación Leon manages several business and financial education programs in the community, specifically for young entrepreneurs and at-risk youth. Fundación Leon 2000’s group of experienced and dedicated employees works in 7 offices in Leon, Chinandega, Chichigalpa, Somotillo, Jinotepe, El Sauce, and Nagarote and serves several thousand clients (the majority of whom are women).

About Nicaragua

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,505,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Sofia Esperanza for working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 21, 2009
Listed
Apr 26, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2009