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Margarita is 79 years old.The time with this business has been long and with the help of the loans from Fundación it has improved notably. She has been dedicated for a long time to butchering pigs. It was through her family, who always has been dedicated to this activity, that she decided to establish her own business in her humble home. She has always dreamed of maintaining an active business since the majority of her customers always come back in search of her delicious products. The loan that she is requesting is for working capital that will be invested in raw materials.
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Margarita 79 años. Por lo que el tiempo con este negocio, ha sido por mucho tiempo pues con la ayuda de los financiamientos de Fundación ha mejorado notablemente. Ella se ha dedicado durante mucho tiempo al destace de cerdo, por medio de su familia que siempre se han dedicado a esta actividad fue que ella decide por cuenta propia establecer su propio negocio, en su humilde vivienda. Siempre sueña con mantener su negocio activo, pues la mayoría de sus clientes siempre recurren en busca de sus deliciosos productos. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo que será invertido en materia prima.

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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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Margarita working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 3, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010