Maribel Antonia is forty years old and from the municipality of Chinandega. She is single with one child. As her work she sells general merchandise and has had this business for the past four years. The business consists of buying a variety of clothing items like pants, shirt,s shorts, blouses, socks, towels, sheets, and dresses, among others.
Maribel Antonia de 40 años de edad del municipio de Chinandega, soltera con un hijo, tiene por actividad económica la venta de mercadería en general, tiempo de tener el negocio 4 años, el negocio consisten en la compra de ropa variada como: pantalones, camisas, short, camisetas, calcetines, toallas, sabanas, vestidos, 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).