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Alma Lucia
Alma Lucia C. M. is 53 years old and married. She has 2 children, and has had a carpentry shop for 5 years. Alma began this business because of her family as the business was originally run by her father and it was he who taught her this business. As she needed a way of earning a living she decided to take over the business. Alma plans to continue this business and she plans to leave it to her children. The financing will be used for working capital to invest in buying materials such as wood, paint, paintbrushes, glue, sandpaper and more. Alma dreams of continuing to work with the Fundación León 2000 because it is through this organization she receives help fellow women entrepreneur organizations.
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Alma Lucia C. M. tiene la edad de 53 años, su estado civil es casada. Doña Lucia tiene 2 hijos. La actividad económica de es un taller de carpintería. Hace más de 5 años que se dedica a este negocio. Doña Alma inicio este negocio por su familia ya que anteriormente el negocio estaba a cargo de su Papa y fue el quien le enseño este negocio y como necesitaba un medio de supervivencia decide hacerse a cargo del negocio. El propósito de Alma es mantener activo este negocio y además es lo único que les podría dejar a sus hijos. El financiamiento es destinado para capital de trabajo por lo que su inversión será destinada para la compra de materia prima como madera, pintura, brocha, pega, lija entre otros. Los sueños de Doña Alma es seguir trabajando con Fundación León 2000 ya que es por medio de esta que recibe la ayuda de las organizaciones amigas.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 102
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,739,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Alma Lucia working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 30, 2009
Listed
May 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2009