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Juana Maria
Juana Maria is 53 years old and she runs a general store. She has been engaged in this activity for more than 30 years, she is a very responsible person and she enjoys her job as the majority of her customers choose her for her charisma. She works form 7 am to 7 pm, as she owns a small stall in the market attended by a great number of customers. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy shoes, cosmetics, bags, clothes and towels.
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Juana Maria tiene 53 años, su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general. Hace más de 30 años que tiene este negocio, es una persona muy responsable y disfruta de su actividad económica ya que la mayoría de sus clientes saben del buen carisma que ella ofrece. Inicia desde las 7 de la mañana hasta las 7 de la noche, pues tiene un pequeño puesto en el mercado en donde circulan una gran cantidad de clientes. Este es el motivo del financiamiento para la compra de calzado, cosméticos, bolsos, ropa en general, toallas.

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
  • 76
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,418,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Juana Maria to buy shoes, cosmetics, bags, clothes and towels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 20, 2011
Jul 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2012