She has a grocery store which she opened about 7 years ago. Her business is located in her home. Most of her customers are satisfied with the service that she offers. She starts at 7:00AM in the morning working until 9:00PM in the evening from Monday through Friday.
She is asking for a loan in order to buy basic grains, candy, drinks, bread, soap, matches and soups. Her dream is to be able to grow her home business little by little.
Mirian Del Socorro de 56 años. Su negocio es una pulpería, lo inicio aproximadamente hace 7 años. Su negocio está ubicado en su vivienda, la mayoría de sus clientes se encuentran satisfechos con el servicio que ella ofrece. Su horario inicia a las 7 de la mañana hasta las 9 de la noche, de lunes a viernes. Ella solicita el préstamo para la compra de granos básicos, golosinas, refrescos, pan, jabón, fósforos y sopas. Su sueño es poder crecer poco a poco con su local.
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).