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Candida Rosa
Candida is 61 years old. She has had a bookstore for more than five years. She has a wide number of customers who request different items. She offers low prices and this attracts most of her customers. She also sells certain other products, such as papers, calculators, scissors, and school supplies. She will use the money from this loan to provide working capital and buy supplies for her business. She wants to improve her business and get ahead.
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Candida Rosa tiene 61 años, por lo que no es la primera experiencia que obtiene. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es una librería hace mas de 5 años que se dedica a este negocio, por lo que tiene una amplia variedad de clientes que le solicitan diferentes productos, pues además ofrece precios muy bajos y esto atrae a las mayoría de sus clientes. En su negocio vende ciertos productos como papel, calculadora, tijeras y útiles escolares. El financiamiento es destinado para capital de trabajo para la compra de materia prima que es necesaria para su negocio. ella sueña con mejorar su negocio y seguir adelante.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,083,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Candida Rosa working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 24, 2010
Apr 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011