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Lorgia Lourdes
Señora Lorgia Lourdes L. L., at the age of 31-years-old, is a married woman and lives with her 2-year-old son. The business of Mrs Lourdes is a store that she has run for more than 10 years. She is dedicated to this business. She began to sell sweets to the children that passed from the school that she has fought a lot to obtain half of her life. At present she purchases from the trucks that distribute the products that she buys. The dream of Señora Lourdes is to grow her business and to increase her profits to do well since this situation is very difficult for her. She would like to hire a girl to help her, but her income is too small to allow it.
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La Señora Lorgia Lourdes L. L. con la edad de 31 años de una mujer casada y vive con su hijo de 2 años de edad. El negocio de Doña Lourdes es una pulpería hace mas 10 años que se dedica a este negocio, empezó a vender golosinas a los niños que pasaban de la escuela por lo que ha luchado mucho para obtener este medio de vida. Actualmente realiza sus compras en los camiones que distribuyen los productos que ella compra. el sueno de la Señora Lourdes es hacer crecer su negocio e incrementar las ganancias para salir adelante ya que esta situación es muy difícil para ella a pesar del inconveniente que tiene como es que una muchacha le ayude pero debido a sus pocos ingresos no se lo permite.

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
  • 94
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,011,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Lorgia Lourdes working capital for her candy sales business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2009
Aug 5, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010