Marisol De La Cruz is 42 years old, she is single and she has four children. This entrepreneur is a responsible and hard-working person with good values. She runs a grocery store located in her house, a working activity she started 10 years ago after the death of her husband, whom they totally depended on, as she needed to have a source of income to provide for her 4 children. She has succeeded in overcoming many difficulties thanks to her tenacity and responsibility, and she has seen her children progress thanks to the necessary education she has provided them with through her many efforts. The loan she is requesting will be used to buy daily consumers’ goods such as rice, oil, bread, eggs, milk and other products.
Marisol de la cruz de 42 años de edad soltera, con cuatro hijos, esta emprendedora se caracteriza por ser responsable, trabajadora, de buenas costumbres, tiene por actividad economica una pulperia ubicada en su casa de habitacion, esta herramienta de trabajo la inicio como una necesidad de obtener un ingreso para mantener a sus 4 hijos, ya que su esposo fallecio hace 10 años que en aquel entonces dependian 100% de el . en la actulidad ha podido superar muchas prueba por su tenacidad y responsabilidad, y con mucho esfuerzo ha visto superarse a sus hijos dando la educacion necesaria, el financiamiento lo quiere para comprar productos de consumo diario como: arroz, frijoles, azucar, aceite, pan, harina, huevos, leche, 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).