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Luisa Esperanza
Luisa Esperanza is 53 years old. She has a business selling furniture. She has been in this business for 14 years. Luisa Esperanza is a fighter and a winner. She started this business to support her child who is in her care. She always keeps an ear open for what her customers are requesting since it is a wide range of products such as chairs, dining room furniture, desks, closets and tables. She is requesting this loan to buy raw materials since a good season is approaching.
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Luisa Esperanza tiene 53 años, su actividad es la venta de muebles. Desde hace 14 años que se dedica a este negocio, ella es una mujer muy luchadora y triunfadora. Inicio como medio de ingreso para mantener a su hijo que está a su cargo, pues siempre está al pendiente de lo que sus clientes le soliciten, ya que es una amplia variedad de productos, como sillas, comedores, escritorio, roperos y mesas. Ella solicita el crédito para la compra de materia prima ya que se acerca una buena temporada.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Luisa Esperanza working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2010
Nov 16, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2011