Juana Inocencia is 42 years old and has two dependent children. As her main source of income, she has a small grocery located in her home. Already, the effects of her business have been favorable because her house faces a peanut processing facility, and she has two years of experience in this business.
The goal of her loan is the invest in merchandise like sodas, natural refreshments, sugar, bread, milk, eggs, salt, detergent, juices, cookies, and confectioneries among other things.
Juana Inocencia de 42 años de edad, con dos hijos menores de edad, tiene por actividad económica un pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación, ya que el punto de su negocio le ha resultado muy favorecedor porque al frente de su casa está un empresa procesadora de maní, experiencia en dicha actividad dos años, el objetivo del préstamo es para invertir en mercadería como: gaseosas, frescos naturales, azúcar, pan, leche, huevos, sal, detergentes, jugos, galletas, repostería 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).