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Martha Lorena
Martha Lorena R. B. is 29 years old, married and has 2 children. She attended school up to 5 grade. She is dedicated to a small grocery shop. She was devoted to the sale of baked beans and natural juices, but she couldn’t keep this business because she did not have enough working capital. This is how she decided to establish a grocery shop.

The loan that she is requesting will be invested in the purchase of products such as candy, sodas, bread, biscuits, chicken and detergents. Her greatest wish is to keep her business and family going.

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Martha Lorena Ríos B. tiene la edad de 29 años es una mujer muy joven, ella es casada y junto a su esposo tiene 2 hijos a su cargo. Actualmente ella presenta estudios hasta 5 grado de primaria. Ella se dedica a una pulpería anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de frijoles cocidos, y refrescos naturales por lo que con la ayuda de los financiamientos ha logrado salir adelante, por lo que no pudo continuar con este negocio porque no tenía el suficiente capital por lo que decide establecer una pulpería. Con este financiamiento comprara productos como golosinas, refrescos naturales, pan, galletas, pollo y detergentes. Su deseo más grande es salir adelante con su familia y su negocio.

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
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Martha Lorena working Capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2009
Sep 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010