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Martha Azucena
Martha Azucena has worked with the Foundation for a long time and has made full payments on time. She has two children, both of whom are studying thanks to her sacrifices. For more than eight years she has worked as a seamstress. She has a lot of experience because she has had to work to support her household. She always needs to have current magazines so that she can use them as guides for sewing different outfits. With this loan she will purchase fabric and other materials wholesale to make dresses, suits, pants, and other articles of clothing. She has many hopes for the future, but she would like to finish making improvements to her home first.
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Martha Azucena ha trabajado mucho tiempo con Fundación y ha demostrado pagar sus cuotas en tiempo y forma. Tiene 2 hijos a su cargo ambos están estudiando con el sacrificio que ella realiza. Su actividad es brindar el servicio de costura hace más de 8 años que se dedica a este negocio, ella ha obtenido mucha experiencia, pues ha sido necesario para el sustento del hogar, ella tiene que estar actualizando sus revistas de confeccionar sus prendas de vestir. Con el financiamiento necesita comprar más productos al por mayor pues así podrá tener más material para sus vestidos, trajes, pantalones entre otras cosas ella tiene muchos sueños pero le gustaría terminar de realizarle mejoras a su vivienda.

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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Martha Azucena fabric and materials for seamstress/tailor business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2010
May 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011