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Mirna De La Cruz
Mirna de la Cruz is 43 years old. She has custody of her 3 children. Ms. Mirna’s job is selling tortillas y general merchandise. The reason she has had this business for more than 6 years is that she is a fighter and enjoys her work. Though, the beginning was very difficult because she did not have an income sufficient to support her family. She is asking for a loan to buy corn, wood, lime, cosmetics, creams and perfumes. Mirna’s dream is to keep her business active so she is always devoted to keeping her customers.
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Mirna de la Cruz tiene 43 años, sus 3 hijos están a su cargo, La actividad económica de Doña Mirna es la venta de tortilla y mercadería en general. Por lo que tiene más de 6 años, de tener este negocio, ya que ha sido una mujer muy luchadora y disfruta de su negocio. Pues sus inicios han sido muy difíciles, ya que no tenía los ingresos necesarios para mantener a su familia. Solicita este financiamiento para maíz, leña, cal, cosméticos, cremas y perfumes. El sueño de Mirna es mantener activo su negocio, pues siempre está pendiente de mantener a sus clientes.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Mirna De La Cruz working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 21, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2011