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Felicita Del Socorro
Felicita del Socorro is married and has four children one of which is a minor attending school and still in her care. Felicita has had her grocery store for 13 years. She sells basic staple items like rice, beans, sugar, salt, cheese, curd, eggs, fresh milk, vegetables, tiste [corn meal and cocoa drink] and bread, among others. She needs to stock her store a little better now which is why she’s asking for a loan to use as working capital. She thanks the Fundación and Kiva for the help they are giving small merchants to have a dignified way of earning income.
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Felicita del socorro, casada, con 4 hijos de los cuales 1esta bajo su responsabilidad porque es menor de edad y esta estudiando. Felicita tiene 13 años de tener su actividad económica como es la pulpería (el negocio consisten en la venta de productos de consumo diario como: (arroz, frijoles, azúcar, sal, queso, cuajada, huevos, leches frescos, verduras, tiste, pan, entre otros. En la actualidad ella necesita surtir un poco mas su negocio por lo tanto esta solicitando el financiamiento para invertir en capital de trabajo, le agradece a Fundación y el programa kiva la ayuda que le brindan a los pequeños comerciante para tener un forma de ingresos digna.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,075,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Felicita Del Socorro to buy stock merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2012
Aug 22, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013