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Silvia Argentina
Silvia sells various products like sweets, soft drinks, canned goods, soup, detergent, toilet paper, and basic needs products in her grocery store.

She wanted to increase the sale of her products. Above all, she wanted to diversify and not sell only one product. Her objective for her business is to take advantage of her customers’ prosperity.

Her dream is always to have a large store that is located in the market.
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La señora Silvia, ofrece los productos variados como golosinas, refrescos, enlatados, sopas, detergentes, papel higiénico y productos de primera necesidad en su pulpería, ya que deseaba incrementar las ventas de sus productos y por sobre todas las cosas deseaba diversificar y no vender solamente un producto, con el objetivo de aprovechar la afluencia de los clientes a su negocio. La señora nos cuenta, que necesita este financiamiento para mantener la afluencia de sus clientes. Su sueño siempre es tener una tienda grande ubicada en el mercado.

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
  • $25,416,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Silvia Argentina to buy sweets, soft drinks, canned goods, soup, detergent, and toilet paper.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 29, 2011
Sep 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012