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Norma Del Carmen
Norma Del Carmen runs a grocery store. She is a hard-working woman and she has demonstrated this through her business which she has known how to run very well. She set up her business with her own funds. One of her biggest challenges has been time as she has to devote herself to her business. This is not easy as it is fairly exhausting. She is requesting this loan to buy candies, soft drinks, bread, detergents, basic grains and other products.
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Norma Del Carmen se dedica a una pulpería. Es una mujer trabajadora y lo ha demostrado por medio de sus negocios que ha sabido manejarlos muy bien. Con fondos propios fue que ella estableció este medio de vida. Uno de sus mayores desafíos ha sido el tiempo, pues ella tiene que estar al pendiente de su negocio, por lo que no es fácil ya que es algo agotador. Este crédito que solicita es para la compra de golosinas, refrescos, pan, detergentes, granos básicos entre otros.

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
  • 67
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,102,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Norma Del Carmen to buy candies, soft drinks, bread, detergents, basic grains, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 2, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2011