Ana Rosa is 49 years old and knows that every day she must put food on the table for her family. Her business is selling cosmetics. In spite of the fact that she has been ill, she has still gone out to sell her products. She makes her sales as an itinerant vendor and also sells from her home where certain neighbors know that she offers these products. Her goal with this loan is to buy lipsticks, perfumes, powders, nail polish, underwear, shampoo, creams and other products.
Ana Rosa tiene 49 años, ella sabe que cada día tiene brindarle a su familia el alimento diario. Su negocio es la venta de cosméticos, a pesar de que se ha enfermado ha salido a vender sus productos pues lo hace de manera ambulante y en su vivienda en donde ciertos vecinos saben que ella ofrece estos productos. El motivo del crédito es para la compra de lápiz labial, perfumes, polvos, pintura de uñas, ropa interior, shampoo, cremas 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).