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Virginia Patricia
Virginia is 51 years old. Her work is offering sewing services.

This is not her first loan from Fundacion Leon 2000 and the previous ones have been of great help. She is an exemplary person who enjoys her work. She has many customers because she offers diversity and is used to doing this kind of work.

She is requesting the loan as working capital to buy needles, scissors, threads, fabrics, zippers and buttons. Her wish is to maintain an active business which is her only source of income.
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Virginia tiene 51 años, su actividad económica es brindar el servicio de costura. Este no es el primer financiamiento que ella ha realizado con Fundación León 2000, pues estos han sido de gran apoyo. Pues ella es una persona muy ejemplar que disfruta su negocio y además que siempre ha trabajado, ella tiene muchos clientes por lo que tiene una diversidad de encargos, por lo que está muy acostumbrada a realizar este tipo de trabajos. Es por este motivo que ella solicita este financiamiento que es destinado para capital de trabajo como agujas, tijeras, hilos, tela, zipper y botones. Su deseo es mantener activo su negocio que es su único medio de vida.

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
  • 70
    View loans »
    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Virginia Patricia to buy needles, scissors, threads, fabrics, zippers and buttons.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2011
Apr 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 24, 2012