Imelda is 53 years old, married, and has three children. She owns a bookstore, which is based in a room in her house. Here she offers all school supplies, college notebooks, lined notebooks, double lined notebooks, pens, and staplers. Thanks to the support that Fundación Leon 2000 has offered her, she has been able to get ahead with her business.
Imelda, casada de 53 años de edad con tres hijos,tiene por actividad economica una librería, el cual lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitacion, donde ofrece todo articulos escolares, cuadernos universitarios, cuaderno a rayas, cuadernos doble rayas, cuadernos universitarios, lapiceros, engrapadadoras, gracias al apoyo que fundacion leon 2000 le ha brindado es que ha podido sarlir adelante con su negocio.
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).