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Maria Lourdes
Maria Lourdes, 55, has sold clothing for over five years; her two daughters help her get ahead. This isn't her first loan with Fundación León 2000 and she knows that it's thanks to the various loans that she has been able to get ahead because they are necessary for her business to grow. Her greatest wish is to see her children finish their schooling because they are working and she wouln't be happy if they didn't have that possibility. The financing is to buy products.
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Maria Lourdes tiene 55 años, su actividad económica es la venta de ropa hace mas de 5 años que se dedica a este negocio, por lo que sus 2 hijas que le apoyan en salir adelante. No es el primer crédito que tiene con Fundación León 2000 ya que sabe que por medio de los diferentes créditos ha logrado salir adelante porque son necesarios para que los negocio crezcan. Su mayor deseo es que sus hijos logren finalizar sus estudios, porque están trabajando y no le gustaría que sus hijos no tuvieran esa posibilidad. El financiamiento es para capital de trabajo que es destinado para la compra de productos.

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
  • 67
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,102,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Maria Lourdes working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 10, 2009
Nov 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011