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Xilomen Maria
Xilonen Maria is 27 years old, single, and has no children. Her work is in the sale of general merchandise, which she has done for 3 years. The business is located in a town market. She inherited the business from her parents. Today, she has increased her working capital thanks to her responsibility day by day, and the support that Fundación and Kiva offer her to get ahead. With the loan, she will purchase merchandise such as pants, skirts, blouses, shorts, t-shirts, children's clothing, towel sets, and sheets, among other things.
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Xilonen Maria de 27 años de edad soltera, sin hijos, tiene por actividad económica la venta de mercadería en general en la cual se desempeña hace 3 años , el negocio lo tiene ubicado en el mercado municipal, el negocio lo heredo de sus padres, en la actualidad ha aumentado su capital de trabajo gracia a su responsabilidad DIA a día, y el apoyo que Fundación y kiva le brindan para salir adelante, con el financiamiento comprara mercadería como: pantalones, faldas, blusas, short, camisetas, ropa de niño, jugos de toallas, sabanas, 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 79
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Xilomen Maria to purchase pants, skirts, blouses, shorts, t-shirts, children's clothing, towel sets, and sheets, among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2012
Aug 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013