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Lesvia Esperanza
Lesvia Esperanza butchers pigs and sell merchandise in general. She has been doing this for more than 20 years. She started the business with her own funds that she had from savings as she needed to generate a family income. Most of her customers know her for thee delicious tamales she sells. Se gets up early at the weekends, working from 6 in the m orning until 7 at night, and starts preparing and selling the tamales. The reason for the credit is to buy pigs.
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Lesvia Esperanza tiene su negocio que es el destace de cerdo y venta de mercadería en general, desde hace más de 20 años que tiene con este negocio. Ella inicio con fondos propios que tenia de ciertos ahorros y necesitaba generarle a su familia ingresos. La mayoría de sus clientes la conocen por los deliciosos nacatamales que ofrece. Los fines de semana se levanta temprano desde las 6 de la mañana hasta las 7 de la noche que empieza a preparar los nacatamales y venderlos. El motivo del crédito es para la compra de cerdos.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,407,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Lesvia Esperanza to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 20, 2011
Nov 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012