Mayra Rafaela is 51 years old. Her activity is the sale of general merchandising. She started with a few products but has improved her business with the passage of time. She wakes up early at 8 am until 9 pm when she comes back home since she has shown to be a hard working person. This is her 6th loan with Fundacion, and she has obtained it with a lot of sacrifice. With this loan she will purchase a variety of merchandise for her customers. She dreams of investing in her business to improve her quality of life.
La señora Mayra Rafaela tiene 51 años. Su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general. Inicio con pocos productos pero ha sido con el paso del tiempo que ha logrado mejorar su negocio, se levanta temprano desde las 8 de la mañana hasta las 9 de la noche que regresa a su hogar pues ha demostrado ser una persona muy luchadora. Este es su sexto crédito con Fundación que ha obtenido con mucho sacrificio, con este crédito comprar mercadería variada para sus clientes. Por lo que sueña con seguir invirtiendo en su negocio y mejorando sus condiciones de vida.
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).