Julia Del Carmen is 45 years old. She is a single mother and has three dependent children in her care. Julia sells a variety of products. She has a grocery store in her home which she runs herself. Her sales are for cash and some are on credit. She is requesting this loan to invest in her business buying sheets, towels, creams, bags, footwear and cosmetics.
La señora Julia Del Carmen tiene 45 años, es madre soltera y tiene 3 hijos menores de edad a su cargo. La señora se dedica a la venta de productos varios, ya que en su casa de habitación posee una pulpería la cual es administrada por ella misma. Sus ventas son al contado y al crédito en parte. La señora está solicitando este crédito con el propósito de invertirlo a su negocio, en la compra de productos de sabanas, toallas, cremas, bolsas, calzado y cosméticos.
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).