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Delia Maria
Delia, 33, is married with 3 young children. She's a businessowner from the Chinandega department, which is located in the west of the country. Delia is described as a responsible, hard-working woman. The objective of this loan is to make improvements to her home, like repairing her kitchen. With the loan, she'll buy construction material such as, zinc, cement, bricks, purline, wire and iron. Delia is grateful for the help Kiva investors give to people of few recourses -- and developing countries like Nicaragua -- so that they can have a decent roof to live under.
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Delia de 33 años de edad, casado con dos hijos menores de edad, comerciante, del departamento de Chinandega lugar que está ubicado en la zona de occidente del país. Delia se caracteriza por ser una mujer responsable, trabajadora. El objetivo del crédito es para realizar mejoras en su casa de habitación como es reparar la cocina. Con el financiamiento comprara material de construcción como: zinc, arena, cemento, ladrillos, perlines, alambre, hierro. Delia agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva les brindan a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener un techo digno donde vivir.

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
  • 66
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,083,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Delia Maria to invest in construction materials to make home improvements, like zinc, cement, bricks, purline (horizontal rafters that support a roof), wire and iron.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014