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Imelda, 61, provides transportation services in a three-wheeled vehicle; she also has a travel agency. She’s had the business for over 5 years. She inherited the travel agency from her husband when he died and support from this business helped her purchase the three-wheeled vehicles to provide this new service that generates profits for her. She has an employee that works for her daily and part of what is earned goes to Imelda. She is asking for the loan to buy a three-wheeled vehicle that’s in good condition.
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Imelda tiene 61 años, su actividad es brindar el servicio de transporte de triciclo y también tiene su agencia de servicios de viajes. Hace más de 5 años que tiene este negocio, el negocio de la agencia lo heredo de su esposo quien falleció y fue con la ayuda de este negocio que invirtió en la compra de triciclos y brindar este servicio que le generara ganancias ella tiene a una persona que trabaja diariamente y le entrega una parte del dinero y la otra parte que le corresponde a Imelda. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de un triciclo que se encuentra en buen estado.

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
  • 91
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,741,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Imelda to buy a three-wheeled vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2011
Aug 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012