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Corina is 35 years old and for the past 13 years she has had a grocery store. She attends to her business from the morning until night time and this is how her finances have stabilized. She needed to generate an income so it is what motivated her establish this business. She has a loyal client base so her sales are secured and so she is very eager to keep growing. This is the third loan which she requests go purchase sweets, soft drinks, basic grains, bread, detergents, soups, and canned goods. She wants to establish another business from where to earn an additional source of income.
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Corina tiene 35 años. Desde hace 13 años se dedica a una pulpería, negocio que atiende desde la mañana hasta en la noche, de esta manera su economía se ha estabilizado. Por lo que su necesidad de generar ingresos fue lo que la motivo ha establecer este medio de vida, tiene clientela fija y sus ventas son aseguradas por lo que tiene muchos deseos de seguir creciendo. Es su tercer crédito que está solicitando para la compra de golosinas, refrescos, granos básicos, pan, detergentes, sopas y enlatados. Desea obtener otro negocio en donde pueda brindar más ingresos a su hogar.

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
  • $25,409,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Corina to purchase sweets, soft drinks, basic grains, bread, detergents, soups, and canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2011
Apr 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012