Juanita is 54 years old. She sells medicines. She has had this business for more than 20 years. The majority of her clients are happy with the service she gives them. She conducts her business by going door-to-door, despite the various challenges she encounters, such as the weather and her health, since many times she cannot go out to offer her products due to health problems. The loan she is requesting is for the purchase of vitamins, creams, pills, and syrups, and other items.
Juanita tiene 54 años, su actividad es la comercialización de medicamentos. Hace más de 20 años que tiene este negocio, la mayoría de sus clientes se encuentran contentos con el servicio que proporciona. Ella lo realiza de manera ambulante. A pesar de los diferentes desafíos que enfrenta como es el tiempo y la salud ya que muchas veces no puede salir a ofrecer sus productos por problemas de salud. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de vitaminas, cremas, pastillas, jarabes entre otros.
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).