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Sara Elizabeth
Sara is 26 years old; she is single and doesn't have children. She works selling cosmetic products, a business that she started 4 years ago, and came up to help with the need to have a job and a source of income, since she was going through a crisis because of her mother's illness; she had been diagnosed with cancer. The business is located in the locality's market, but in spite of adversity she has been able to get through and make the business grow, thanks to her perseverance and effort, and the support that León 2000 and Kiva provide to small business people to have decent means of living. With the loan she will buy cosmetic products such as: lipstick, blush, eye shadows, concealer, eyeliner, gloss, nail polish and body lotions, among others.
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Sara de 26 años de edad, soltera, sin hijos, su actividad consiste en la venta de cosméticos, negocio que lo inicio desde hace 4 años, el cual surgió por la necesidad de tener un herramienta de trabajo y obtener ingresos ya que estaba atravesando una crisis de enfermedad de su mama la cual le habían diagnosticado cáncer, el negocio lo tiene ubicado en el mercado de la localidad, pero a pesar las adversidades ha podido salir adelante y hacer crecer el negocio, gracias a su perseverancia esfuerzo, y el apoyo que León 2000 y kiva le brindan a los pequeños comerciantes para tener un medio de vida digno. Con el financiamiento comprara productos cosméticos como: lápiz labial, marbellí, rubor, sombras, blus, corrector de ojeras, lápiz de ojos, delineador, brillo labial, pinturas de uñas, crema de cuerpo, entre otros.

Additional Information

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).

About Nicaragua

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 161
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,186,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Sara Elizabeth to buy lipstick, blush, eye shadows, concealer, eyeliner, gloss, nail polish and body lotions, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 13, 2012
Listed
Aug 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 18, 2013