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Martha Rosa
Martha Rosa is 60, and owns a bakery. She has had her business for 8 years.

She has always liked being a determined person who enjoys providing income for her family. That's why she is applying for this loan, in order to buy flour, eggs, butter, cheese, milk, and other things.

She dreams about expanding her premises, so that she can have more space to make her products.
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Martha Rosa tiene 60 años, su actividad es una panadería. Desde hace más de 8 años que tiene su negocio. Pues siempre le ha gustado ser una persona luchadora y que disfruta de brindarle a su familia los ingresos. Es por eso que le solicita este crédito con el fin de comprar productos como harina, huevos, mantequilla, queso, leche, entre otros. Sueña con hacer más grande su local en donde pueda tener más espacio para realizar sus productos.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Martha Rosa to buy flour, eggs, butter, cheese, milk, and other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 26, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012