Elia Maria is 69 years old and she has much experience in working with loans. She has demonstrated herself to be a capable woman, always having made her payments on time and in form. She has been in business for more than 33 years and she has managed to develop it. She is very thankful for this opportunity which is presented to her. Her business activity is the sale and production of tortillas. She starts her day very early, working from 5 in the morning until 6 in the evening, every day. Her tortillas are very famous and her clients always come to purchase her product. The loan which she requests is to purchase corn, lime, firewood, a grill, plastic bags, and charcoal. Her goal is to expand her store and to make some home improvements.
Elia Maria tiene 69 años, ella tiene muchas experiencias de trabajar con financiamientos, pues ha demostrado ser una mujer muy capaz, siempre ha realizado el pago de sus cuotas en tiempo y forma. Hace más de 33 años que se dedica a este negocio y ha logrado crecer pues ella está muy agradecida por esta oportunidad que le han brindado. Su actividad económica es la venta y elaboración de tortillas, ella se levanta temprano desde las 5 de la mañana hasta las 6 de la tarde, todos los días sus tortillas son muy famosas por sus clientes que siempre llegan a comprar este producto. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de maíz, cal, leña, comal, bolsas y carbón. Su deseo es ampliar su local y brindar mejoras para su vivienda.
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).