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Maritza
Maritza owns a grocery store. She has lived in the town of Quezalguaque for more than six years. Her children help her to serve her customers. She had to look after her whole family. With a lot of effort, she managed to get ahead in her business and she can cover her family's food and education expenses with this business. She is now thinking of her children's future. She taught them the business so that, in the future, they can fend for themselves. She is requesting this loan so that she can buy basic grains, bread, soft drinks, cookies, juice and matches.
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La señora Maritza se dedica a una pulpería. Vive en el municipio de quezalguaque, hace más de seis años, sus hijos le ayudan en la atención con los clientes, tuvo que hacerse cargo de toda su familia, ahora con mucho esfuerzo logró sacar su negocio adelante y puede cubrir los gastos de alimentación y educación con este negocio. Ahora piensa en el futuro de sus hijos a los cuales enseñó muy bien el negocio para que en un futuro ellos puedan valerse por sí mismos. Ahora solicita el crédito para poder comprar granos básicos, pan, refrescos, galletas, jugos y fósforos.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,036,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Maritza to buy basic grains, bread, soft drinks, cookies, juice and matches.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 16, 2011
Listed
Jul 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 15, 2012