Verónica Vanessa is 35. She has sold general merchandise for two years. With a great deal of sacrifice, she was able to obtain her business; it hasn't been easy to deal with all of the problems that present themselves daily. However, in spite of these difficulties, Veronica has been able to get ahead. This loan is for the purchase of sheets, creams, general clothing, underwear, home electronics, and other items.
Verónica Vanessa tiene 35 años, su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general. Hace más de 2 años que tiene este medio de vida, ella ha logrado obtener con mucho sacrificio este negocio, pues no ha sido fácil sobrellevar todos los problemas que a diario se le presentan, a pesar de estos obstáculos Verónica ha sabido salir adelante. El crédito es para la compra de sabanas, cremas, ropa en general, ropa interior, electrodomésticos, entre otros.
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).