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Ayda Lina
Ayda Lina has a little store in her house. She is an entrepreneur that enjoys her work, as she’s a very independent woman in her household and in her business. She used to work in a local market, but with the passing of time and experience, she’s managed to move upward and onward, always able to support her children and enable them to prosper. The business enjoys a large client base and she’s been able to maintain the volume of sales. The loan will be invested in bed sheets, towels, shoes, underwear and perfume, among other items. She dreams of making her business better, as it’s been a source of satisfaction for her family.
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Ayda Lina tiene una mini tienda ubicada en su casa de habitación, ella es una mujer muy emprendedora que disfruta de su negocio, ya que también es muy independiente en su negocio y hogar. Anteriormente se dedicaba a una pulpería, fue con el paso del tiempo y la experiencia que ha obtenido que ha salido adelante y proporcionado a sus hijos lo necesario para salir adelante. Ella tiene bastante clientela ha logrado mantener el volumen de sus ventas. El crédito será invertido en la compra de sabanas, toallas, calzado, ropa interior, perfumes entre otras cosas. Ella sueña con mejorar su negocio pues ha sido, muy satisfactorio para su familia.

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
  • 81
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,384,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Ayda Lina to buy more merchandise for her store, like bed sheets, towels, shoes, underwear and perfume.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 18, 2010
Nov 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012