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Placida Polonia
Placida is 48 years old and married with three grown children. She has been a seamsress for the past 30 years.

Placida is requesting a loan to buy needles, fabric, scissors, thread, and other sewing equipment and materials. Her goal is to provide financial support to her husband and children.

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
  • 129
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,535,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Placida Polonia to buy needles, fabric, scissors, thread, and sewing equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 10, 2011
Listed
Jul 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 15, 2012