Alma Iris is 26 years old. She makes her living selling products such as sweets, basic grains, detergents, juices and other items. She is requesting the loan in order to purchase raw materials, since the majority of her customers always want a wide variety of products. Alma Iris tells us that her business has been going very well for her because of her good daily management. She would like to have a larger store, and at the same time more customers.
Alma Iris de 26 años, ella se dedica a la venta de productos como golosinas, granos básicos, detergentes, jugos, entre otros. Ella está solicitando este crédito para la compra de materia prima, pues la mayoría de sus clientes siempre están buscando variedad de productos. Ella nos cuenta que le ha ido muy bien en su negocio, por la buena administración que realiza diariamente. El sueño de ella es tener un local más grande y al mismo tiempo tener una gran cantidad de clientes.
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).