Leslie Antonia is 29 years old. She is a street vendor, selling a variety of products. She goes visit her customers to whom she sells her products, and her customers buy form her because of her many years of experience in this field. This entrepreneur started her activity thanks to her own efforts, using the money she had saved form the amounts received from her husband to pay for their household expenses; this is how she has been able to invest in her activity. Leslie Antonia is requesting a loan to buy more products, to gain more customers and to stock up her inventory in order to promptly satisfy her customer’s requests. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy blouses, shirts, trousers, shoes, perfumes and a variety of cosmetics among other products.
Leslie Antonia tiene 29 años de edad, su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general esta actividad la realiza de forma ambulante visita a sus clientes a los cuales les ofrece los productos, tiene años de experiencia en el negocio por esa razón los clientes la visitan. La emprendedora inicio con esfuerzo propio con ahorros de lo que su esposo le daba para los gastos del hogar, y poder emprender su negocio. Leslie Antonia está solicitando financiamiento para comprar mayor productos y tener mayor clientela y mantener productos para dar repuesta al instante a sus clientes con el crédito comprara blusas, camisas, pantalones, zapatos, perfumes, variedad de cosméticos entre otros productos.
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).