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Karla Veronica
Karla Verónica Ríos Martínez is married to José. They have 2 children who attend a public school. Karla has been operating a small grocery store for more than 4 years. She is a very intelligent woman who has always invested her money back into her business. Most of her customers are her neighbors, but she has some who come from distant regions because Karla’s store is open early enough for them to run their errands and do their shopping.


Her loan will be used as working capital to purchase candy, soft drinks, juices, bread, cookies and everyday consumer products.

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Karla Verónica Ríos Martínez está casada con José, ellos tienen 2 hijos que asisten a una escuela pública. Hace más de 4 años que Karla se dedica su pulpería. Ella es una mujer muy inteligente, ya que siempre ha sabido invertir el dinero en su negocio. La mayoría de sus clientes son sus vecinos, y otros son de comarcas mucho más lejanas y recurren a su pulpería porque Karla se levanta temprano para realizar los quehaceres del hogar, realizar las compras. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de golosinas, refrescos naturales, jugos, pan, galletas y productos de consumo diario.

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
  • 130
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,580,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Karla Veronica operating capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 23, 2009
Listed
Aug 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 16, 2010