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Maria Jose
María José, 28, lives with her two children. She has sold general merchandise for over two years. She decided to open her own business because she needed extra income to meet household expenses more easily.

María is very happy to know that she can count on having financial support because she has always been responsible with her repayments. In addition, she is grateful to all those people who will fund the loan she is requesting which will be very useful for her business.

She will use the requested funds to buy more merchandise like: shoes, underwear, perfumes, creams and cosmetics.
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Maria José tiene 28 años, vive con sus 2 hijos hace más de 2 años se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general, la decisión de tener un negocio fue porque necesitaba un ingreso más y poder superar con mayor facilidad los ingresos necesario para el hogar. Maria está muy contenta de saber que tiene un apoyo financiero ya que siempre ha demostrado ser responsable en sus pagos, además agradece a aquellas personas que serán gestoras del préstamo que solicita y le será muy útil en el progreso de su negocio. Con el crédito que solicita, invertirá en la compra de más productos como calzado, ropa interior, perfumes, cremas y cosméticos.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,724,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Maria Jose to buy merchandise like: shoes, underwear, perfumes, creams and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 28, 2010
Listed
Aug 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 15, 2011