Lidia Mariana is 52 years old, married, and has two adult children. She is from the town of Chichigalpa. She works selling basic grains and cosmetics. She has had her business for two years, and it is located in her home. She started the business as an opportunity to increase her income and improve her quality of life.
With this loan, she will purchase rice, beans, sugar, oil, corn, soap, makeup, perfumes, body lotion, and other items.
Lidia Marina de 52 años de edad del municipio de chichigalpa, casada con dos hijos mayores de edad tiene por actividad economica la venta de granos basicos y cosmeticos tiempo de tener el negocio 2 años, el cual lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitacion, el negocio lo incio como oportunidad de incrementar sus ingresos y mejorar su nivel de vida, con el financiamiento comprara: arroz, frijoles, azucar, aceite, maiz, arroz, jabon, maquillajes, perfumenes, cremas corporales 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).