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Juana De Jesus
Juana De Jesús, 52, sells cosmetics. She works alone from very early in the day. She sells nail polish, deodorants, perfumes, creams, soap, lipstick and beauty treatments. She has been in this business for 17 years.

Her business is located outside the market were many people pass by daily. She always takes great pains to tend to her customers very well.

This loan will be used to buy raw materials, new products, in order to offer a wider variety of goods to her customers.
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Juana De Jesús de 52 años, vende cosméticos, Realiza su trabajo sola desde muy temprano, vende pinturas de uñas, desodorantes, perfumes, cremas, jabón, pintura de labios y tratamientos. Lleva17 años en este negocio, su negocio está ubicado en las afueras del mercado, en donde transitan muchos clientes a diario, por lo que ella siempre se esmera en atender muy bien a sus clientes. Esta oportunidad de financiamiento la solicita para la compra de materia prima para comprar nuevos productos y así ofrecer una gran variedad para 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
  • 81
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,384,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Juana De Jesus to buy cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 17, 2010
Aug 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011