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Santos Adelita
Santos Adelita R. G. is a 35 year-old single mother. She has 3 children, all of whom are in school. For more than 10 years, Santos has run a small neighborhood grocery store, which she started at the recommendation of many of her friends. She began with a small table of sweets, bread, crackers, etc., and with time--and the occasional loan--she has been able to expand her small business. Santos is soliciting financing for the purchase of staple grains, candy, instant soups, soap, and detergent. Her dream is to start a small supermarket and improve her home.
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Santos Adelita Rodríguez G. tiene 35 años, es madre soltera. Tiene 3 hijos uy todos estudian. Hace más de 10 años que se dedica a este negocio. La actividad económica es la pulpería. Ella decidió incursionar en este negocio por la mayoría de sus amistades le recomendaron que estableciera este tipo de negocio en su vivienda, y comenzó estableciendo una mesita de golosinas, pan, galletas entre otros, con el paso de el tiempo es que ha logrado incrementar su pequeño negocio y con la ayuda de los financiamientos. Santos solicita este financiamiento para capital de trabajo para la compra de granos básicos, golosinas, sopas instantáneas, jabón y detergente. Su sueño es obtener un mini súper y mejorar su vivienda.

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
  • 80
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,617,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Santos Adelita working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 21, 2009
Listed
Jun 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011