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Lipcia Carolina
Lipcia Carolina is 36 years old and sells general merchandise. This is not the first time she has received a loan since she already has proven experience. Lipcia has a dependent child for whom she is responsible in providing the daily needs of food, clothing, and an education. She wakes up early at 6am and closes her store at 7pm. Lipcia has been in business for more than six years and is always aware of what her customers are requesting.

This loan will be used to buy perfumes, undergarments, colognes, treatments, linens, shoes, and clothing. She is always thinking about her business and would like to open a grocery store.

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Lipcia Carolina tiene 36 años, por lo que su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general, por lo que no es la primera vez que realiza financiamientos por lo que ya tiene cierta experiencia. Tiene 1 hijo a su cargo ella se responsabiliza por proporcionarle los estudios alimentos y vestimenta diariamente. Ella se levanta temprano a las 6 de la mañana y cierra su tienda a las 7 de la noche, por lo que siempre está pendiente de los que sus clientes le solicitan, hace más de 6 años que se dedica a este negocio. El financiamiento es para perfumes, ropa interior, colonias, tratamientos, sabanas, calzado y ropa en general. Siempre está pensando en su negocio pero le gustaría establecer una pulpería.

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
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Lipcia Carolina purchase perfumes, undergarments, colognes, treatments, linens, shoes, and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011