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Rosa Elsy
Rosa Elsy, 36, lives with her son and husband. She has a cosmetics and book business which are of great help to her family since it is necessary to meet household expenses and Rosa has the determination to do all that is necessary to get ahead and improve her young son’s life.

She is asking for funds to buy cosmetics and books which are highly sought after in her business. She has the hope that the loan will be of great use to her business and that it will help her increase profits thereby providing everything necessary for her children.
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Rosa Elsy de 36 años de edad, Vive junto a su hijo y esposo. Ella posee el negocio de cosméticos y libros, la cual es de mucha ayuda para su familia, ya que se necesario sufragar los gastos del hogar, es por ello que Rosa cuenta con todo el empeño de salir adelante y mejorar la vida de su pequeño hijo. Ella solicita un préstamo por medio del cual cuente con la capacidad de poder comprar cosméticos y libros los cuales son muy solicitados en el negocio. Ella alberga la esperanza de que este préstamo sea de mucha ayuda para que su negocio y que por medio de este pueda mejorar sus ganancias y de esta manera poder brindarles todo lo necesario a sus hijos.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Rosa Elsy to buy cosmetics and books.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 12, 2010
Aug 24, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011