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Ericka De La Concepcion
Ericka, 36, is married and has two children who are 17 and 9 years of age; she lives in Chinandega Department, a place in the west of the country. Ericka is a very hardworking, responsible woman of good habits. She’s been working with Fundación León 2000 and has shown her responsibility making her payments on time as scheduled. Ericka’s economic activity is selling dairy products, a business located at home and in one of the local markets. She’s been in business two years. It consists in selling products like bags of milk, yellow cheese, milk curd, buttermilk, butter and cheese. The loan’s objective is to invest in working capital to buy cheese at wholesale to take advantage of December sales. Ericka is grateful for the support Kiva lenders provide to people of scarce resources and to poor countries like Nicaragua so they can have dignified ways of earning a living.
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Ericka de 36 años de edad, casada con dos hijos de 17,9 años de edad, del departamento de Chinandega, lugar que está ubicado en la zona de occidente del país. Ericka es una mujer trabajadora, responsable, de buena costumbre. La Sra. Ya ha trabajado con fundación León 2000 y ha demostrado su responsabilidad de pago en tiempo y forma. Ericka tiene por actividad económica la venta de productos lácteos, negocio que lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitación, y en uno de los mercados de la localidad tiene dos años de tener el negocio. El negocio consiste en vender productos como leche en bolsa, queso amarillo, cuajada, leche agria, mantequilla, queso. El objetivo del préstamo es invertir en capital de trabajo y comprar queso al por mayor para aprovechar las ventas de diciembre. Ericka agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva les brinda a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener un medio de trabajo digno.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 176
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,212,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Ericka De La Concepcion to buy dairy products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 20, 2012
Listed
Dec 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 18, 2013