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Yamina Del Socorro
Yamina del Socorro has been managing a business that provides taxi services for more than 11 years. She started earning her livelihood in this manner since her children are grown. One of her children is responsible for driving the taxi around the city.

This loan will be used to buy tires, upholstery for the seats, as well as pay for a few repairs. Yamina knows that there is plenty of competition, so she advises her son to provide the best service to his customers so that they remain satisfied. Her dream is to obtain another vehicle for generating additional household income.

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Yamina del Socorro tiene su negocio que es ofrecer el servicio de taxi. Tiene más de 11 años en su actividad. Lo inicio como medio de vida, sus hijos son personas mayores, pero uno de ellos se hace cargo de realizar los recorridos en el taxi por la ciudad. El financiamiento es para la compra de llantas, tapizados de asientos, reparación de ciertas cosas. Sabe que tiene una gran competencia pero siempre aconseja a su hijo a brindar el mejor servicio para que sus clientes siempre se encuentren satisfechos. Sueña con obtener otro vehículo para generar más ingresos a su hogar.

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
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Yamina Del Socorro to purchase tires, seat upholstery, and to pay for repairs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 14, 2011
Aug 2, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012