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Julia Petrona
Julia Petrona sells general merchandise. She’s been in this Business for over six years. This is not her first experience with loans since they have been necessary for her business’ development.

She started out because she did not have enough income for her family since it’s been she who has always worked and supported her family.

The loan she’s requesting is to buy towels, clothes, footwear and cosmetics, among other products. She dreams with enlarging her inventory and making certain home improvements.
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Julia Petrona se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general. Hace mas de 6 que se dedica a este negocio, esta no es la primera experiencia que tiene con financiamientos ya que han sido necesarios para el desarrollo de su negocio. Inicio porque no tenía suficiente ingresos necesarios para su familia, pues es ella quien siempre ha trabajado y mantenido a su familia. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de toallas, ropa, calzado, cosméticos entre otros productos. Ella sueña con agrandar su inventario y realizarle ciertas mejoras a su vivienda.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,083,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Julia Petrona to buy towels, clothing, footwear and cosmetics, among other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 28, 2011
Feb 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012