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Anselma Del Carmen
Anselma del Carmen M. is 46 years old. She is a single mother. She has one son and helps in the public school. She sells food to make a living. She has worked in this for over 15 years. Her business started as a small table in the bus station market where she could only offer breakfasts such as bread, coffee, milk, donuts and juices. With enough strength and sacrifice, she was able to use her little earnings to offer lunches. This is how she obtained this business, with much strength and the wish to succeed. The loan that she requests is for working capital to buy basic grains to prepare her meals. Her wish is to continue running this business well and establish a large distribution from her home.
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Anselma del Carmen M. tiene la edad de 46 años. Es madre soltera. Tiene 1 hijo y asiste a una escuela pública. La actividad económica es la venta de comida. Hace más de 15 años que se dedica a este negocio. Su negocio inicio estableciendo una pequeña mesa, en el mercado de la terminal aquí solamente ofrecía desayunos, como pan, café, leche, donas y refrescos naturales, con mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio logro con sus muy pocas ganancias vender almuerzo, y así es como posee este negocio con mucho esfuerzo y ganas de salir adelante. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de granos básicos para la elaboración de su comida. Su deseo es seguir administrando su negocio de buena manera y establecer una gran distribuidora en 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,738,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Anselma Del Carmen working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2010