Alba Luz sells quesillo (a type of cheese). She’s been in the business for over twenty years. With much effort and sacrifice she’s gotten ahead. Alba goes out every morning to sell her product and feels happy to have a means of earning family income.
The loan she’s asking for is to buy cream, cheese and tortillas among other necessary products.
Alba Luz se dedica a la venta de quesillos. Tiene más de veinte años en este negocio, con mucho empeño y sacrificio ha salido adelante. Alba sale todas las mañanas a vender su producto, por lo que se siente contenta de obtener un medio de ingreso para su familia. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de crema, queso, tortillas entre otros productos necesarios.
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).