Maria Sagrario is 31 years old, she sells general merchandise. She has had this business for more than 5 years, and is a responsible woman who is in charge of managing it. She resides in the Rosario neighborhood. She started the business as her own initiative to build an alternative means of income and economic growth. She is currently seeking a loan to buy merchandise. Her primary focus is to ensure that her business has the merchandise that clients demand as the high season approaches, so that it will be prosperous and cover her household necessities.
Maria Sagrario tiene 31 años, su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general. Hace más de 5 años que tiene este negocio, ella es una mujer responsable y reside en el barrio el rosario, ella se encarga de administrar su negocio. Fue iniciativa propia como una alternativa para tener ingresos y crecer económicamente. Actualmente solicitan un préstamo para la compra de mercadería. Su principal proyecto es que su negocio cuente con la mercadería que demandan los clientes, que sea prospero y que le ayude a cubrir las necesidades del hogar, ya que se acerca una buena temporada.
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).