Máxima del Carmen is 37 years old. She has been selling silver and golden objects for 6 years and this is not the first time she has been requesting a loan, as this system has been of great help for the development of her business. She started at a young age, as she has always liked working and earning her own money in order to sustain her family. Máxima is a very enterprising and hard-working woman, always willing to improve her business. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy more gold and more products such as bracelets, rings, earrings and chains.
Máxima del Carmen tiene 37 años. Su actividad económica es la venta de prendas de plata y oro. Hace más de 6 años que dedica a este negocio, por lo que no es la primera vez que realiza financiamientos, pues han sido de gran ayuda para el desarrollo de su actividad. Inicio desde muy joven pues siempre le ha gustado trabajar y ganarse la vida para mantener a su familia. Máxima es una persona muy trabajadora y emprendedora, y quiere mejorar su negocio cada vez más. Solicita el financiamiento para capital de trabajo y así comprar la compra de oro, pulseras, anillos, aretes y cadenas.
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).