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Aurora Helena
Aurora is a 40 year old mother who runs a small grocery store. She has been doing this for a little more than 2 years. She offers domestic goods, cleaning products, snacks, and basic food items. With the money that she earns she helps her children to get ahead.

She has asked for a loan to buy basic grains, soups, canned goods, detergents, cookies and other merchandise like clothing for different ages, because the customers in her neighborhood have commented that it would be good if she also sold other things

Aurora is well-known for being a hard-working, happy and responsible woman and a good mother who wants to give her children a better future.
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Aurora es una madre de familia de 40 años, su actividad es una pulpería ésta actividad la realiza desde hace un poco más de 2 años. Ella ofrece productos para el hogar, de limpieza, golosinas granos básicos y con estos ingresos que obtiene se ayuda para sacar adelante a sus hijos. A solicitado un crédito para comprar granos básicos, sopas, enlatados, detergentes, galletas y mercadería como ropa para diferentes edades, ya que en su barrio las personas que le compran le han comentado que sería bueno que también venda otras cosas. Aurora es una persona muy conocida por ser una mujer trabajadora, alegre, responsable y una buena madre al querer brindarles un mejor futuro para los sus hijos.

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
  • 69
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,073,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Aurora Helena to buy basic grains, soups, canned goods, detergents, cookies and merchandise like clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2011
May 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012