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Sabina Del Carmen
Sabina is 56 and lives in the Modesto Palma neighborhood of Leon in Nicaragua. She has a grocery store located in her home, where her clients come to buy her products. She has had this business for 30 years, and the income from it has allowed her to make her family more comfortable. It is for this reason that Sabina wants to invest in this business.

She is seeking a loan to buy sweets, soft drinks, staples, cream, milk, bread, and detergents, among other things. She has worked only with microfinance partner Fundación Leon and has an excellent payment record. She is very grateful to receive this loan.
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Sabina es una mujer de 56 años, vive en el reparto modesto palma. Sabina se dedica a una pulpería ubicada en su vivienda la mayoría de sus clientes llegan a comprar los productos que ofrece. Ella tiene este negocio desde hace 30 años y las ganancias obtenidas le permiten darle comodidades a su familia. Es por ello que Sabina desea invertir en su actividad. Solicita el crédito para comprar golosinas, refrescos, granos básicos, cremas, leches, pan, detergentes entre otras cosas. Ella solo ha trabajado con nuestra institución y cuenta con un excelente récord de pagos. Estaría muy agradecida de concedérsele el crédito.

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 $775 helped Sabina Del Carmen to buy sweets, soft drinks, staples, cream, milk, bread, and detergent, among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2011
Aug 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012