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Antonia Deyanira
Antonia Deyanira is 25 years old and operates a small general store. She has had this business for 3 years now, and the majority of customers are neighbors she knows and people who live far from the city. For this reason, she offers prices that are accessible to her customers.

Antonia began this means of earning a living because she needed to provide all the basic necessities of life for her 3-year-old son. She also enjoys chatting with her customers. And there is competition, which she must confront daily.

Her motive for the loan is to buy basic grains, sweets, soft drinks, bread, cookies, and other things for her store.
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Antonia Deyanira tiene 25 años, su actividad es una pulpería. Hace más de 3 años de tener este negocio, pues la mayoría de clientes son vecinos, conocidos y personas que viven lejos de la ciudad es por eso que sus productos los ofrece a un precio accesible para sus clientes. Ella inicia este medio por tenia la necesidad de proveerle a su hijo de 3 años, todas las necesidades básicas por lo que también disfruta mucho de hablar con los clientes. A pesar de la competencia que tiene que enfrentar a diario. El motivo del crédito es para la compra de granos básicos, golosinas, refrescos, pan, galletas y otras cosas.

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
  • 95
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,742,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Antonia Deyanira bUYING INVENTORY FOR HER SMALL GENERAL STORE.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2010
Aug 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011