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Vicenta Del Rosario
Vicenta is a 60 year-old married mother of one child. Over fifteen years ago when her husband was out of work, Vicenta went door-to-door selling fish and other seafood. As her business as grown over the years, she has been able to buy her own boat and motor. Vicenta is very proud of how her hard work has helped maintain her family, and her hope is to continue to do be able to do so. The loan will be used to buy additional shrimp, lobsters, and other seafood to help maintain and grow her business.
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Vicenta is a 60 year-old married mother of one child. Over fifteen years ago when her husband was out of work, Vicenta went door-to-door selling fish and other seafood. As her business as grown over the years, she has been able to buy her own boat and motor. Vicenta is very proud of how her hard work has helped maintain her family, and her hope is to continue to do be able to do so. The loan will be used to buy additional shrimp, lobsters, and other seafood to help maintain and grow her business.

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
  • 101
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,739,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Vicenta Del Rosario buy additional shrimp, lobsters, and other seafood to help maintain and grow her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 30, 2011
Listed
May 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012