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Paula Benita
Paula Benita sells general merchandise and has been in business for over eight years. Paula is a very responsible person who enjoys what she does because it allows her to talk to the customers every day when taking orders. She begins her workday at 8:00 a.m. and ends it at 7:00 p.m. when she arrives home. The loan she is requesting is to buy clothing, shoes, cosmetics, perfumes, towels, sheets and tablecloths.
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Paula Benita tiene su negocio que es la venta de mercadería en general. Hace más de 8 años que tiene de experiencia en este negocio. Paula es una mujer muy responsable que disfruta de su negocio todos los días ya que tiene que interactuar con sus clientes todos los días pues recibe diferentes pedidos. Ella comienza su labor desde las 8 de la mañana hasta las 7 de la noche que llega a su hogar. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de ropa, calzado, cosméticos, perfumes, toallas, sabanas y manteles.

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
  • 76
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Paula Benita to buy , , cosmetics, towels, sheets and tablecloths.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 25, 2011
Sep 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012