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Ana Maria
Ana Maria S. is 36 and married with 2 children, both of whom are in school. For the past 7 years Ana has run a small neighborhood grocery store out of her home. She started out selling only a few products, but as her income has increased, she has been able to offer her clients what they ask for. Ana is seeking financing to expand her inventory and to buy products such as staple grains, soft drinks, juices, bread, firewood, etc. Her dream is to improve her business.
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Ana María S. tiene la edad de 36 años, su estado civil es casado. Doña Ana tiene 2 hijos y todos estudian. La actividad económica de Ana es una pulpería. Hace más de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio. Doña Ana inicio vendiendo pocos productos y con los financiamientos fue mejorando su inventario para ofrecerles a sus clientes lo que ellos pedían. La ubicación de su negocio es en su vivienda. Es por eso que solicita un financiamiento con el motivo de mejorar su inventario y comprar productos como granos básicos, gaseosas, jugos, pan, leña y otros. Sus sueños son de mejorar las condiciones de su negocio.

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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Ana Maria purchase of goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2009
May 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 6, 2010