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Yasmina owns a small grocery store. She has had this business for more than 3 years. She started this business, which is located in her home, in spite of the fact that she didn't have much to offer her customers except the most basic products. Yasmina has one 6 year-old child and she teaches him how to earn a living as she teaches him how to serve the customers. Over time, she has managed to acquire experience with her different customers. Yasmina would like a loan to buy basic grains, candy, soft drinks, bread, detergents, etc.
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Yasmina tiene su negocio que es una pulpería, hace más de 3 años que tiene este negocio. Inicio esta actividad ubicada en su vivienda a pesar de no ofrecer muchos productos al menos vende lo más básicos para sus clientes. Yasmina tiene 1 hijo de 6 años que le enseña cómo ganarse la vida pues ella le enseña a atender a sus clientes con el paso del tiempo ha logrado adquirir experiencia con sus diferentes clientes. El motivo del financiamiento es para la compra de granos básicos, golosinas, refrescos, pan, detergentes entre otras cosas.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Yasmina working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2010
Dec 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013