Lesbia is 47 years old. She sells general merchandise. She sells this in certain places where there are enough customers. She has been doing this business for seven years. She started selling merchandise when she was young. First she sold shoes and women’s clothes. Gradually she expanded to more products such as adornments and cosmetics. She is asking for a new loan in order to purchase general merchandise as she has a variety of requests from her customers. Her dreams for the future are to continue with her active business
Lesbia Del Socorro de 47 años, se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general, las cuales vende ciertos lugares en los que tiene suficiente clientes. Hace más de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio, desde muy joven se inicio en la venta de mercancía, como calzado y ropa femenina y gradualmente fue agregándole muchos productos, como adornos, cosméticos. La señora está solicitando un nuevo financiamiento para la compra de mercadería en general. Ya que tiene variedad de pedidos. El sueño de Lesbia es continuar con este negocio activo.
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).