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Maria Del Rosario
Maria de Rosario is 44 years old, married and the mother of three children ages 12, 21 and 22. She lives in Leon.

Maria opened her own convenience store 15 years ago with the idea of helping her husband, who was supporting the household by himself. Maria wants this loan so she can buy more merchandise to sell at her store. This is her first loan. She dreams of one day buying a truck to transport her products.
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Maria de Rosario empeso con su pulperia hace 15 años con la idea de ayudarle a su marido, quien, para esos años solo el trabajaba y su salario no ajustaba para mantener el hogar.

Maria quiere este préstamo para comprar abarrotería para su pulpería. Este es el primer préstamo que ella toma para su negocio ya que siempre ha logrado mantener su negocio con fondos propios.

Maria tiene 44 años y vive en León. Ella está casada y con 3 hijos de 12, 21, y 22 años de edad. Un sueño de Maria un día tener un camión para trasladar sus productos.

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
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Maria Del Rosario food products and grains.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 29, 2010
May 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011