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Amalia Felicita
Amalia Felicita is 56 years old and earns her living by selling fruits and vegetables. She has been in this business for more than 11 years. Even though the work is hard, Amalia knows how to do her job well and is pleased to provide for her family’s daily needs.

The loan she is requesting will be used to buy bananas, oranges, melons, mangos, watermelons, and other products. Her business is located outside of the bus terminal market where she can accommodate more than 20 customers at a time each day. She makes sure that she provides them with good service.

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Amalia Felicita tiene 56 años, su actividad es la venta de frutas y verduras. Hace más de 11 años que tiene este negocio a pesar de ser un trabajo agotador ha sabido realizarlo muy bien y se encuentra satisfecha por ofrecerle a su familia el alimento diario. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de bananos, naranjas, melones, mangos, sandias y otros productos. La ubicación de su negocio es en las afueras del mercado de la terminal en donde diariamente circulan más de veinte clientes a los que ella se encarga de ofrecerle un buen servicio.

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
  • 69
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,075,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Amalia Felicita to buy bananas, oranges, melons, mangos, watermelons, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012