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Carla Vanesa
Carla Vanesa is 33 years old and has a business offering motorcycle taxi services. She has been in this business for twenty years since it is much more favorable than renting a vehicle. This enables her to set a fixed price. Carla also knows how to sew and engages in this type of business. Her purchases are made on a cash basis.

By starting her own motorcycle taxi service, she is able to generate revenue to help with the household income. She is requesting this loan to pay for maintenance.

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Carla Vanesa tiene 33 años. La actividad económica de ella es ofrecer el servicio de moto taxi. Hace 20 años que se dedica a este negocio, pues le resulta mucho mas favorable rentar la moto y establecer un precio determinado que obtiene, ya que ella sabe muy bien el negocio de costura pues también realiza este medio de vida. Sus compras las realizan de contado y fue por cuenta propia que inicio el servicio de moto taxi y al ver que este le generaba ganancias le fue de ayuda para los ingresos de su hogar. Ella solicita este financiamiento para proporcionarle mantenimiento.

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
  • 82
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Carla Vanesa vehicle maintenance.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2011
Feb 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2012