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Julia Maria
Julia has been a Fundación client for a long time. She is very happy with her life’s work which is butchering pigs. She has been in this business for over 17 years. She has made it succeed through much effort and sacrifice. She is a person with the determination to get ahead because she fights for the two minor children in her care.

The purpose of the loan is to buy raw materials like pigs because they are being offered at good prices and she doesn’t want to miss out on the opportunity.
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Julia tiene mucho tiempo de ser cliente de Fundación por lo que se siente muy contenta con este medio de vida como es el destace de cerdo. Hace más de 17 años que tiene este negocio pues ha logrado obtenerlo con mucho esfuerzo y sacrificio, es una persona que tiene el espíritu de salir adelante pues lucha por sus 2 hijos que son menores de edad y que están a su cargo es por esto el motivo del financiamiento que es para la compra de materia prima como cerdos, ya que le han realizado muy buenas propuestas y no le gustaría perderlas.

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 Julia Maria to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 5, 2010
Oct 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011