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Marcia's business is buying and selling cattle. She has shown herself to be an entrepreneurial woman who has known how to run her own business. She has been in the business for more than 23 years. She started out thanks to the support of her parents who taught her this business so that she could support her family. Marcia has three children but only two of them are in her care. She will use her loan to buy cows, bulls and calves, and the feed she needs to fatten them.
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Marcia tiene su negocio que es la compra y venta de ganado. Ha demostrado ser una mujer emprendedora y que ha sabido administrar su actividad. Tiene más de 23 años en este negocio, sus inicios se deben con el apoyo de sus padres que le enseñaron a este tipo de negocio para ella pudiera mantener a su familia ya que tiene 3 hijos pero solamente 2 están bajo su cargo. El motivo del crédito es para la compra de vacas, toros, terneros y necesita alimentos para poder engordarlos.

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
  • 78
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,384,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Marcia to buy cows, bulls, calves and the feed she needs to fatten them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2011
May 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012