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Gloria Ernestina
Gloria Ernestina R. D. is 38 years old. She is a married woman. She has two children in her care.

Her business is a local store selling food and household goods. She began the business five years ago. Before that she worked selling natural soft drinks and each day her clients stopped by looking for new products. With much effort she was able to get together some money and in a business like fashion decided to establish her own store. Initially Gloria did not have sufficient products to offer her clients but with the help of financing she has managed to invest each day in her business to satisfy the demand.

Now with this loan she will be able to buy sweets, juices, soft drinks, and household products. Her wish is to make improvements to her home.
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Gloria Ernestina R. D. tiene 38 años de edad. Es una mujer casada. Tiene 2 hijos a su cargo. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es una pulpería. Ella dio inicio hace 5 años, por lo que anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de refrescos naturales por lo que cada día sus clientes recurrían en busca de nuevos productos, y con mucho esfuerzo logro recolectar algo de dinero y emprendedoramente decide establecer su propia pulpería, inicialmente Gloria no tenia los suficientes productos que ofertarle a sus clientes, por lo que con la ayuda de los financiamiento ha logrado invertir cada día en su negocio para satisfacer la demanda. Actualmente con el financiamiento lograra comprar golosinas, jugos, gaseosas y productos para el hogar. Su deseo es proporcionarle mejoras a 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
  • 94
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,011,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Gloria Ernestina working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010