Hortencia Del Socorro is 42 years old, and she works buying and selling livestock. Her family has worked in this business for a long time, and it has been a good way for them to make a living. Hortencia has had her business for 27 years, and it has not been easy, as some buyers do not want to pay a fair price. She is applying for this loan with the goal of buying more cows, bulls, and calves. Her dream has always been to grow her business and increase her profits.
El señor Hortencia Del Socorro tiene 42 años, Ella se dedica a la compra y venta de ganado anteriormente su familia se dedicaba a este tipo de actividad, pues ha sido muy beneficioso para el obtener un medio de ingreso para que su familia sobreviva. Hortencia tiene 27 años de tener este negocio, pues no ha sido fácil pues algunos compradores no quieren pagar el precio justo. Esta solicitando este préstamo con el objetivo de comprar más vacas, toros y terneros. Su sueño siempre ha sido incrementar su negocio y además mejorar sus ingresos.
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).