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Maria Eugenia
Sra. Maria Eugenia has been a loan recipient for more than three years and has demonstrated a good credit record. She sells fabrics, sewing accessories, and apparel. Maria mainly produces school uniforms, blue trousers, and shorts for students. These items generate her largest source of income. She is always looking to get ahead, but she does not make enough money for her family.

The loan she is requesting will be used as operating capital to purchase raw materials. Maria’s dream is to always maintain a stable business since she has many customers.

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La señora Maria Eugenia tiene más de 3 años de trabajar con créditos, mostrando un buen record crediticio, su actividad económica se basa en la comercialización de telas y accesorios para costura y la confección de prendas de vestir, entre lo que se destacan uniformes escolares, pantalones azules cortos para escolares. Que es su mayor fuente de ingresos ella siempre se ha propuesto salir adelante ya que no tiene suficiente ingresos para su familia. El financiamiento que está solicitando es para capital de trabajo que será destinado para la compra de materia prima. Ella sueña con mantener siempre el negocio estable ya que tiene muchos clientes.

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
  • 76
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Maria Eugenia purchase materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 16, 2009
Jan 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2010