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Marcela Alexander
Marcela Alexander is 22 years old. She is an exemplary woman who is very businesslike, and her activity is a general store. For more than 4 years she has been known by the Fundación as an excellent client, because she is very pleased to have a way to generate income and she has demonstrated that she can succeed. She is always on the lookout for ways to attract new customers, and for this reason her business is always busy. One of her goals is to make her business grow larger. The loan that she requests will be used to buy sweets, natural drinks (juices), detergents and bread.
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Marcela Alexander tiene 22 años, ella es una mujer ejemplar y muy negociante, por lo que su actividad es una pulpería. Ella desde hace mas de 4 años es conocida por la Fundación como una excelente cliente, por lo que está muy contenta de tener un medio que le genere ingresos y ha demostrado que puede salir adelante ella siempre busca la forma de cómo atraer a sus clientes para que siempre su negocio este activo. Una de sus metas es que su negocio sea más grande. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de golosinas, refrescos naturales, detergentes y pan.

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
  • 96
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,749,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Marcela Alexander working capital to stock her general store with sweets, drinks, bread, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2010
Mar 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2010