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Luz Del Transito
Luz del Transito is 36 years old and is in the clothing sale business. She has two sons who are minors and depend on her. She started this business five years ago, since she had a health problem with her pregnancy and needed another source of income for her family. The loan requested will be invested in the purchase of pants, shirts, skirts, underwear and suits. Her desire is to improve the living conditions of her family
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Luz del Transito tiene 36 años, su actividad económica es la venta de ropa. Tiene 2 hijos que son menores de edad y están a su cargo. Ella inicio este negocio hace 5 años, por lo que se le presento un problema de salud con el último embarazo, pues es necesaria otra fuente de ingresos necesaria a su familia. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de materia prima como pantalones, camisas, faldas, ropa interior y trajes. Su deseo es mejorar las condiciones de de su familia.

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 $625 helped Luz Del Transito working Capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2010
May 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011