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Maria Betzabe
Maria Betzabe is 42 years old. She sells soft drinks and bags and also raises pigs. She has had this business for over four years, which she started because she needed to find work that would generate the income necessary for her home. She has always liked being a person who fights to find a way to improve her quality of living day by day. Now she is seeking a loan to buy bags, fruits, and sugar among other things she needs for production. She hopes every day that her son gets what he needs to survive.
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Maria Betzabe tiene 42 años, su actividad económica es la venta de refrescos y bolsitas además se dedica a la crianza de cerdos. Hace más de 4 años que tiene este negocio, cuando dio inicio fue porque tenía que buscar un trabajo que le generara ingresos necesarios para su hogar, siempre le ha gustado ser una persona que lucha para buscar la forma de mejorar cada día mas su calidad de vida. Actualmente solicita este crédito para la compra de bolsitas, frutas, azúcar entre otras cosas necesarias para su elaboración. Sueña cada día con que su hijo pueda obtener lo necesario para sobrevivir.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Maria Betzabe working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 23, 2010
Oct 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011