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Victoria Del Rosario
Victoria del Rosario, 32, is married with two children who are 11 and 8 years old, both in school. Ms. Victoria has a grocery store consisting of a small shop where she sells products in small quantities; for example, cigarettes sold individually, sugar and rice by the pound, and oil in four liter quantities. Her grocery store is located in her own living quarters where she sells to her neighbors such daily staples as meat, chicken, sausage, grains and legumes, juices, cosmetics, clothing and other items for cash and credit.

She wants the loan to invest in merchandise and in such manner to improve her financial income, improve her quality of life and give her children greater opportunities.
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Victoria del Rosario de 32 años, casada, con 2 hijos de 11 y 8 años los dos está en clases. La señora victoria tiene una pulpería, la cual consiste en un pequeña tienda donde se vende productos en pequeñas cantidades por ejemplo cigarros por unidad, azúcar y arroz por libra, aceite por cuatro de litros. Su pulpería está ubicada en su casa de habitación donde vende a los vecinos productos de consumo diario como: carne, pollo, embutidos, granos básicos, jugos, cosméticos, ropa y otro al contado y crédito, el financiamiento lo quiere para invertir en mercadería y de igual forma podría mejorar sus ingresos económicos, y mejorar su nivel de vida y darle mayores oportunidades a sus hijos.

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
  • 72
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Victoria Del Rosario to stock her business and purchase meat, chicken, sausage, grains and legumes, juices, cosmetics, clothing and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 9, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013