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Mujeres Unidas Group
In this Group: Maria Benita , Maura Estela
The Solidarity Group called “Mujeres Unidas” (Women United) is composed of Maria Benita Rodríguez S. and Maura Estela E.. Both women are engaged in different business activities such as the following:

Doña Maria is 45 years old and has 1 child. She has been selling pigs for more than 7 years and has steadily increased her business with the help of her friend Maura. They have decided to apply jointly for a loan that will help them both.

Sra. Maura is 44 years old and married. She has been operating a grocery store for more than 8 years. She knows that financing will help her business succeed, so she has joined with Maria to request a loan so that they can invest in their respective businesses.

The dream of both women is that Fundación León 2000 and other organizations continue to provide assistance to anyone looking to improve their situation.
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El Grupo Solidario de nombre Mujeres Unidas está compuesto por Maria Benita Rodríguez S. y Maura Estela E.. Ambas se dedican a diferentes actividades económicas como las siguientes: Doña Maria tiene 45 años de edad y tiene 1 hijo. La actividad económica de Doña Maria es la venta de cerdos. Hace más de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio y poco a poco ha incrementado su negocio por lo que con la ayuda de su amiga Maura han decidió unirse para realizar un financiamiento que sea de apoyo para ambas. La Señora Maura tiene 44 años de edad, su estado civil es casada. Doña Maura. La actividad económica es una pulpería. Hace más de 8 años que se dedica a este negocio ya que los financiamientos son el apoyo para que su negocio salga adelante y unida con Maria solicitan un financiamiento destinado para capital de trabajo y así cada una pueda invertir en sus respectivos negocios. El sueño de ambas es que Fundación León 2000 y las organizaciones siempre estén dispuestas a brindar la ayuda para mejorar la situación.

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).

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Nicaragua

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 176
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,195,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Unidas Group's $375 loan helped a member operating capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 8, 2009
Listed
Sep 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2010