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Nubia is 60 years old, she is a seamstress and has been offering sewing services for more than 43 years. Since her young ages, she was taught by her parents to strive and to work very hard to be able to provide for her family. Even though she is able to work under pressure, time is still one of the main challenges she has to face, as sometimes she is given too little time to complete the orders she receives. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy fabric, zippers, buttons, threads, scissors and needles.
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Nubia tiene 60 años, su actividad es ofrecer el servicio de costura desde hace mas de 43 años que tiene de administrar el negocio, pues desde muy joven en su familia le han enseñado a luchar y a trabajar muy duro para poder mantener a su familia. Uno de sus mayores desafíos es el tiempo ya que tiene ciertos encargos que le solicitan y le brindan muy poco tiempo en la entrega, pero aun así sabe cómo trabajar bajo presión. El motivo del crédito es para la compra de telas, zipper, botones, hilos, tijeras y agujas.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,390,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Nubia to buy fabric, zippers, buttons, threads, scissors and needles.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2011
Jul 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012