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Alma Nidia
Ms. Alma Nidia owns a pharmacy located near the old 2c Abajo railroad station. She is requesting a loan to buy a variety of medicines. Her pharmacy is popular with customers because the medication prices are lower than other pharmacies. Together with her husband, Ms. Alma Nidia has been able to move forward with her business. She is always looking for a way to create profits. Her children are in school. She dreams of improving her business a little more each day, and she also wants to improve her service.
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La señora Alma Nidia posee una farmacia ubicada cerca de la antigua estación del ferro carril 2c abajo. Solicita un financiamiento para la compra de diversidad de medicamentos. Ya que esta farmacia es bien solicitada por los clientes, debido a que los precios del medicamento son más baratos que en otras junto a su esposo han logrado salir adelante con el negocio. Por lo que siempre busca la forma de generar ingresos. Sus hijos se encuentran estudiando. Ella sueña con mejorar su negocio cada día más y también el servicio.

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
  • 110
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,831,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Alma Nidia to buy a variety of medicines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2010
Sep 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011