Marjorie is 37 years old and married. She works selling general merchandise and has had loans previously. In earlier years she has proven her responsiblity. She would like this loan to invest in working capital and buy products to offer to her clientele including pants, shorts, shirts, skirts, sheet sets, shoes, pajamas, quilts and other items.
This has been possible with the help of Fundacion Leon 2000 and Kiva´s program which are brought to small scale business owners. Marjorie has dreams and goals for the future to establish a store in a set place because she distributes her customers´ requests by traveling.
Marjorie de 37 años de edad casado, tiene por actividad económica la venta de mercadería en general, Marjorie ya ha tenido créditos, en los años anteriores, la cual ha demostrado su responsabilidad, el financiamiento lo quiere para invertir en capital de trabajo y comprar productos para ofrecer a su clientela como: pantalones, short, camisas, faldas, jugos de sabanas, zapatos, pillamas, edredones, entre otros, esto ha sido posible con la ayuda que fundación león 2000 y el programa kiva le bridan a los pequeños comerciante. Marjorie tiene sueños y metas en un futuro poder establecer una tienda en lugar fijo, ya que sus pedidos los distribuye de forma ambulante.
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).