Dulce Maria is 35 years old. She is married and has one son who is still a child. She began her business selling confectionery and other food more than 5 years ago. The business is located in her house. She started this business out of necessity because she didn't have enough income to support her family in general. With a lot of effort she managed to obtain her own capital and also some from her family who supported her in setting up her business. This loan will be used to buy confectionery since she currently has a good order. Her wish is to set up a small café and to make a better income for herself and her family.
La señora Dulce Maria, tiene 35 años es una mujer casada y tiene 1 hijo el cual aun es menor de edad. Hace más 5 años de dedicarse a la venta de repostería y comida, ubicada en su casa de habitación. Ella dio inicio a este negocio ante la necesidad que sufría de ingresos para la manutención de su familia en general. Por lo que con todo el esfuerzo logro obtener capital propio, y en parte de su familia que la apoyaron para establecer este negocio. El financiamiento será invertido en la compra de repostería, ya que actualmente tiene un buen pedido. Su deseo es de establecer un cafetín y que le brinden mayores ingresos a ella y su familia.
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).