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Lucrecia Adelina
Lucrecia Adelina is 29 years old and supports her 2 children. She has had a business selling fruit for more than 8 years.

Her store is located on the outskirts of the market, and she has always liked to work. She got her start with very little capital, but with a lot of drive and self reliance, little by little she increased her stock with the small earnings that her store produced.

The financing that she is requesting is for working capital to buy pineapples, bananas, limes, tomatoes, onions, and more. Her greatest dream is that each of her children finish their studies and that they continue with their education, as it will be a great help to them.
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Lucrecia Adelina tiene la edad de 29 años. Tiene 2 hijos a su cargo. La actividad económica es la venta de frutas. Hace más de 8 años que posee este negocio. La ubicación de su negocio es en las afueras del mercado, por lo que siempre le ha gustado luchar. Sus inicios surgen con muy poco capital, pero con muchas ganas de salir adelante ya que fue por cuenta propia poco a poco fue incrementando su inventario con las pocas ganancias que su negocio le generaba. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de piña, bananos, naranjas, limones, tomate, cebolla entre otros. Su mayor sueño es que cada uno de sus hijos logren finalizar sus estudios y que sigan adelante con esta actividad que les ayudo mucho.

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
  • 115
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,737,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Lucrecia Adelina working capital for the purchase of produce.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 17, 2010
Listed
Feb 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 16, 2010