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Berta Esperanza
Doña Berta Esperanza is woman who is very dedicated to her work. She sells general merchandise. Berta started her business eight years ago out of self-interest because she did not have a stable job. Despite not having much operating capital, the help she received from the loans has given her everything necessary to move forward.

The loan she is requesting will be used to buy new products for the upcoming summer season. Her wish is to keep this business active.

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Doña Berta Esperanza, es una mujer muy dedicada al trabajo por lo que ella se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general, por lo que sus inicio se dan desde hace 8 años, por lo que no tenía un trabajo estable y fue por interés propio que ella decide iniciar con este negocio, a pesar que no tenía mucho capital de trabajo por lo que su gran ayuda fue los financiamientos que le brindaron lo necesario para salir adelante. Ella solicita este financiamiento porque se acerca la temporada de verano y quiere comprar nuevos productos. Su deseo es mantener activo este 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
  • 66
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Berta Esperanza operating capital to buy new products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2010
Mar 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011