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Petrona De Los Angeles
Petrona de Los Angeles Q. Torres is 42 years old, and she runs a small grocery store. She has dedicated herself to this business for over 5 years; she is a very responsible woman and enjoys her work very much. She has a 7-year-old son, and her life partner is currently outside the country, because of this she is solely responsible for raising her son. Her small grocery store is located in her house and in addition to maintaining this business she also gives classes in a humble school in her community. Currently she has had 2 loans through the LEON 2000 Foundation, which she invested in her grocery store. Petrona hopes to maintain her business and to be able to have more resources available to her to be able to carry various products in her business; in this way she will be able to help herself in raising he son given that she is a single mother and her partner does not help financially with her son.
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La señora Petrona de Los Angeles Q. Torres. Tiene la edad de 42 años el negocio de la señora consiste en una pulpería. Hace más de 5 años que se dedica a este negocio. Por lo que es una mujer muy responsable y disfruta mucho de su trabajo. Tiene un varón de 7 años su compañero de vida está fuera del país, por lo que la crianza de su hijo, solamente le corresponde a ella. El negocio de ella consiste en una pulpería que está ubicada en su casa de habitación tiene además de mantener este negocio, Petrona imparte clases en colegio muy humilde de su comunidad. En la actualidad ella ya ha realizado 2 financiamientos en fundación LEON 2000 para la pulpería. La señora Petrona aspira mantener su negocio y lograr tener más recursos para mantener con varios productos en su negocio y de esta manera ayudarse para la crianza de su hijo ya que ella es madre soltera y su pareja no la ayuda económicamente a su hijo.



















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
  • 177
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,211,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Petrona De Los Angeles work capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 2, 2009
Listed
Jul 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 15, 2009