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Jandra Maria
Jandra María sells general merchandise. She has two children in her care and this is her main source of income to help with family expenses. The business arose from the need she had to work and cover expenses that she has as the mother of her children. She’s a street vendor and also sells from home.

She is asking for financing to buy creams, colognes, clothes, footwear and cosmetics. Her greatest wish is to obtain a place where she can sell her goods.
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Jandra Maria tiene la actividad económica de venta de mercadería en general. Tiene 2 hijos a su cargo por lo que este es su principal fuente de ingresos para ayudar en los gastos de su familia. Este negocio surgió por la necesidad de trabajar, y cubrir los gastos que tiene como madre para sus hijos. La ubicación de su negocio es de manera ambulante y en su vivienda. Ella solicita este financiamiento para comprar cremas, colonias, ropa, calzado y cosméticos. Su mayor sueño es obtener un lugar en donde pueda ofrecer sus productos.

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
  • 96
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,011,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Jandra Maria to buy creams, colognes, clothes, footwear and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2011
Jul 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012