Guadalupe del Rosario is 57 years old, married, and has three adult children, ages 30, 30, and 37; all work. Guadalupe started her business through her own initiative and because of a need to work because her husband did not earn enough and her children were single and didn’t have jobs. She started a sewing workshop with her husband and now her business is very well known and highly prestigious. It’s located in Chinandega. Guadalupe is asking for a loan to buy supplies to make purses, blouses, and dresses for girls, boys, and adults. She sells her items in stores and supermarkets in Chinandega and demand has increased.
Guadalupe del Rosario de 57 años de edad casada con tres hijos mayores de edad de 30,30 y 37 años todos trabajan, Guadalupe inicia su negocio por iniciativa propia y por la necesidad de trabajar ya que solo con su esposo trabajaba y era mucha la carga familiar porque sus hijos eran solteros y no trabajaban. De madera que junto con su esposo inicia el taller de costura y hoy en dia es un negocio muy conocido y de alto prestigio, el cual esta ubicado la ciudad de Chinandega. Guadalupe esta solicitando financiamiento para la compra de materia prima para la elaboración de bolsos, blusas vestidos para niñas, niños y adultos, los cuales entrega en tiendas y supermercados de Chinandega y su demanda a crecido.
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).