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Maria Auxiliadora
Mrs. Maria Auxiliadora sells general merchandise and has 2 children attending primary school. She has her business in order to support her household.

She goes out to sell her goods every day, leaving very early since her various customers live in faraway places. In addition to taking care of her business, she also takes care of the needs of her family. Her dream is to expand her business and now needs a loan to buy shoes, cosmetics, clothing, bedding treatments and bathing suits, because the summer season approaches.
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La Señora Maria Auxiliadora se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general, tiene 2 hijos que asisten a escuela primaria y para poder sustentar su hogar es que ella tiene este negocio. Ella sale a vender todos los días a distribuir sus productos, ella sale muy temprano por lo que sus diferentes clientes viven en lugares muy lejanos, además de estar atendiendo su negocio en casa aprovecha para atender las necesidades de su familia. Su sueño es poder ampliar su negocio, ahora necesita el crédito para comprar zapatos, cosméticos, ropa y sabanas, tratamientos y trajes de baño pues se acerca la temporada de verano.

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
  • 22.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maria Auxiliadora buy shoes, cosmetics, clothing, bedding treatments and bathing suits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 24, 2012