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Ligia Yanesla
Ligia Yanesla is a 44 year old hard-working woman. Ever since she was very young she has liked working. That is why she now sells general merchandise. She sells to her friends and acquaintances at a very economical price.

She has high hopes for her sales, so she sells all types of items like bags, general clothing, cosmetics, powders, creams, and treatments.

In order to continue with her business she wants to use the loan to buy various items. This is to continue working with more sales. In the future she wants to expand her business in order to give her children a better future.
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Ligia Yanesla de 44 años, es una mujer trabajadora que desde muy joven le gusto trabajar. Por eso en la actualidad vende mercadería en general, pues es una persona que vende los artículos a sus conocidos y amigos a un precio muy económico. Tiene muchas aspiraciones con su ventas por eso ella vende de todo tipo de artículos como bolsos, ropa en general, cosméticos, polvos, cremas y tratamientos. Para seguir con su negocio ella quiere comprar con el préstamo artículos variados para seguir trabajando con un mayor número en sus ventas. En el futuro quiere incrementar su negocio y así darle un mejor futuro a sus hijos.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,406,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ligia Yanesla to buy bags, general clothing, cosmetics, powders, creams, and treatments.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2011
Mar 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 24, 2012