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Anastacia Teresa
Anastasia Teresa, 64, has bought pigs to butcher for over 35 years. Her work has made it possible for her to raise and educate her children. She currently uses her profits to support her home and educate one of her grandsons. She has always enjoyed this work. Most of her customers always insist on very good quality.

She needs funds to buy a pair of large pigs to butcher and other ingredients to make Nacatamales (Nicaraguan tamales popular as weekend fare), fried pork rind, fried pork and all other pork-derived products.

She is a hard working woman who is dedicated to her home and to the quality of her products since she has a long-standing customer base that she secured through the quality and delicious taste of her products.
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La señora Anastasia Teresa, es una señora de 64 años y se dedica a la compra y destace de cerdos, desde hace más de 35 años, y con su trabajo logro educar y mantener a sus hijos. Actualmente con su ganancia mantiene su hogar y la educación de uno de sus nietos. Pues siempre le ha gustado esta actividad, la mayoría de sus clientes siempre le exigen muy buena calidad. Es necesario con el financiamiento comprara un par de cerdos grande para destace y otros productos para la elaboración de Nacatamales, fritos, chicharrón y todos los derivados del cerdo. Es una señora trabajadora y dedicada a su hogar, sus productos ya que cuenta con una clientela de muchos años que logro conquistar por la calidad y lo sabroso de sus productos.

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
  • 89
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,032,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Anastacia Teresa to buy a pair of large pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 16, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011