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Claudia Margarita
Claudia Margarita is 28 years old and has two children. She has worked selling cosmetics for more than four years. Claudia is a very responsible person and she has always met her obligations as a mother. Claudia's home is the most humble in the community. She decided to start this business to improve the living conditions of her family.

She is asking for this loan to purchase perfumes, creams, and cosmetics.

Claudia's dream is to improve the economic condition of her family and succeed with her business.
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La Señora Claudia Margarita tiene 28 años. Es madre de 2 hijos y están bajo su cargo. La actividad económica es la venta de cosméticos. Hace más de 4 años que se dedica a este negocio. Claudia es una persona muy responsable y siempre ha cumplido con la obligación de madre, la vivienda de Claudia es la más humilde de su comunidad. Es por eso que decide incursionar en este negocio para mejorar las condiciones de vida para su familia. El dinero que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de perfumes, cremas y cosméticos. El sueño más grande de Claudia es mejorar la condición económica de su familia y salir adelante con 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
  • 110
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,828,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Claudia Margarita purchase perfumes, creams, and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2011
Mar 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2012