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Claudia Janeth
Claudia Janeth is forty-two years old and sells clothing and jicaro (gourd) seeds for a living. She has made her living this way for more than thirteen years, since she is always thinking about what her family needs. She has a seven-year old son to support. Her husband did not have stable work, so she decided to help her family get by in spite of the difficulties she faces like traveling long distances to sell her products to her customers. The loan she is taking out is to buy raw materials needed to increase her inventory.
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Claudia Janeth tiene 42 años, su actividad económica es la venta de ropa y semilla de jícaro. Hace más de 13 años que se dedica a esta medio de vida, pues siempre está pensando en lo que su familia necesita, ella tiene 1 hijo de 7 años a su cargo por lo que su esposo no tenía un trabajo estable fue así que ella deicidio sacar adelante a su familia, a pesar de las diferentes dificultades que atraviesa por lo que tiene que recorrer distancias muy lejanas para ofrecer sus productos a diferentes clientes. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de materia prima necesaria para aumentar su inventario.

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
  • 66
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,101,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Claudia Janeth working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 28, 2010
Aug 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011