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Maria Licet
Doña Maria Licet Martínez Martínez has been selling general merchandise for the past 10 years. She offers her products at affordable prices throughout various markets in the region. She is the mother of three dependent children. Her husband is a truck driver who travels throughout Nicaragua and other parts of Central America. They both are motivated to move forward and work together so that their children lack nothing.


Sra. Maria buys her merchandise at the market in Managua because the products there are better. She hopes to earn a little more income every day, improve her business, and teach her children how to make an honest living. The loan she is requesting will be invested into her business. She hopes to be able to run her business out of her home.

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Doña Maria Licet Martínez Martínez posee un negocio de venta de mercadería en general desde hace 10 años, ella vende en los diferentes mercados y sus comarcas a precios favorables. Es madre de 3 hijos, los cuales son menores de edad, su esposo trabaja como conductor de camiones en Nicaragua y Centroamérica juntos tratan de motivarse para salir adelante y colaboran para que a sus hijos no les falte lo necesario. La señora Maria realiza sus compras de contado en el mercado de mangua porque es aquí donde sus productos son mucho más favorables, en donde y le generan un poco mas de ganancia todos los días se levanta con la esperanza de mejorar en su negocio y enseñarles a sus hijos a trabajar de manera muy humilde. Ella está solicitando un financiamiento para invertirlo en su negocio. su deseo es poner un negocio en su vivienda.

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
  • 129
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,575,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Maria Licet operating capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 8, 2009
Listed
Sep 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 15, 2010