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Edicsa Maria
Edicsa has a small grocery store located in the house where she lives. She works together with her mother, who helps her care for the store. She buys with cash and sells on credit and for cash. She buys in the market and from delivery trucks. She is requesting financing to invest in her business, since the busy season of the year is approaching. In addition, Edicsa has a daughter who is 10 years old and attends school thanks to the help of her mother. She is a single mother, and always dreams of improving her life.
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La señora Edicsa posee un negocio que es una pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación, ella trabaja junto a su mama la cual le ayuda con el cuido de la pulpería, realiza sus compras de contado y sus ventas son al crédito y de contado, las compras las efectúa en el mercado y a camiones repartidores, la señora está solicitando un nuevo financiamiento para invertirlo en su negocio ya que se aproxima la temporada en donde ella mas vende, además la señora es madre de una niña de 10 años la cual asiste al colegio gracias al apoyo de su mama ya que ella es madre soltera. por lo que siempre sueña con mejorar su condición de vida.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,441,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Edicsa Maria working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 1, 2009
Listed
Dec 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2010