Imara is 26 years old and she is a very simple and hardworking woman. She lives in a house of her own together with her husband and their son. She wants to provide them with a better quality of life. Imara prepares her video game business every day by setting up the chairs and controls and by checking all of the television sets. Her business is in high demand by her clients, aged between 6 and 14. What she most enjoys about her work is that she is able to take care of her son which she manages the business. This is her fifth loan and she feels that she will be able to repay it on time because she is confident in her business. With it she will invest in new games, Nintendo chips, game controls, and television sets.
Imara tiene 26 años es una mujer muy sencilla y trabajadora. Vive en su casa propia junto a su esposo y su hijo, a quienes desea brindar una mejor calidad de vida. Imara se prepara todos los días para brindar el servicio de video juegos en donde tiene que acomodar sillas, controles y revisar los televisores. Su negocio es solicitado por sus clientes entre edades de 6 a 14 años, lo que más le gusta de su trabajo es que le permite cuidar a su hijo mientras se hace cargo del negocio. Es el quinto crédito, se siente en la capacidad de pagarlo a tiempo, ya que confía en su negocio, con el que invertirá en discos de juegos, chip para los nintendos, controles y televisores.
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).