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Maria Dolores
Maria Dolores, 42, has a small grocery store; she also sells general merchandise. She has been in this line of work for over 27 years and offers all sorts of daily use items.

Maria has two children, who are 9 and 7 years of age, and who are under her care; she strives to provide them with the opportunity to go to school.

She will use the funds to buy stock inventory items, like: basic grains, detergents, sweets, juices, bread and soups. She dreams with increasing her store's inventory.
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Maria Dolores tiene 42 años, por lo que su actividad económica es una pulpería además de tener este negocio también vender ciertos productos de mercadería en general. Hace más de 27 años que se dedica a este negocio, ella ofrece todo tipo de productos de consumo diarios, Maria tiene 2 hijos de 9 7 años ella se hace cargo de ellos, por lo que se preocupa por brindarles la oportunidad de estudiar. El financiamiento que solicitan es para capital de trabajo que será destinado para la compra de granos básicos, detergentes, golosinas, juegos, pan y sopas. Sueña con incrementar su inventario para su negocio.

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
  • 97
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,800,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Maria Dolores to buy stock inventory merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011