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Yesenia Benita
Yesenia Benita lives at home with her three children. Together they strive each day to get ahead. For the past 10 years, Yesenia has managed a business selling general merchandise. She is a very enterprising woman. Given her many other achievements, she saw a good opportunity to establish this business when she had her children.

Yesenia is receiving her eleventh loan and promises to submit her payments on time. She does not want to disappoint those who made this loan possible so that she could continue working and making progress. She plans to invest the loan in the purchase of more inventory such as towels, cosmetics, bed sheets, clothing, and shoes in bulk. This will enable her to serve her customers since they request greater variety. In addition, she will have enough merchandise for Mother’s Day.

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Yesenia Benita vive en su casa con sus 3 hijos juntos se esfuerzan cada día por salir adelante. Desde hace 10 años que tiene este negocio como es la venta de mercadería en general, ya que es una mujer muy emprendedora y cuando tuvo sus hijos vio una buena oportunidad para establecer este negocio, que tantos logros le ha otorgado. Es onceavo crédito y promete pagar sus cuotas puntualmente, pues no quiere quedar mal con las personas que hicieron posible este aporte que le permitirá continuar trabajando en busca del progreso. Ella tiene planeado invertir el crédito en la compra de mayor cantidad de inventario como toallas, cosméticos, sabanas, ropa en general y calzado al por mayor pues no logra abastecer a sus clientes que le piden mayor variedad. Ya que se acerca la temporada del día de las madres.

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
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Yesenia Benita to purchase towels, cosmetics, bed sheets, clothing, and shoes in bulk.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 12, 2011
May 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012