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Marlene Del Socorro
Marlene is a very responsible 24-year-old, which is why this is not the first time she requests a loan. She has been selling food for a living for over 4 years. The majority of her customers always order different dishes, so she feels satisfied to earn a living this way. She has always been concerned about making her payments on time. She is requesting this loan in order to purchase staple grains, bags, fruits, vegetables, and other goods. She dreams of expanding her business every day.
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Marlene de 24 es una joven muy responsable, por lo que no es la primera vez que solicita créditos. Ella se dedica a la venta de comida, desde hace más de 4 años a su negocio. La mayoría de sus clientes siempre le solicitan diferentes platillos, por lo que se siente muy contenta con este medio de vida. Siempre se ha preocupado por realizar el pago de sus cuotas en tiempo y forma. Ella solicita este crédito para realizar la compra de granos básicos, bolsas, frutas, verduras entre otras cosas. Por lo que sueña ampliar cada día su negocio.

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
  • 76
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Marlene Del Socorro working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2011