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Dolores
Dolores is 61 years old, married, and has four adult children. She is from Malpaisillo, a place located in the western zone of the country. Dolores is a person known for her friendliness, responsibility, and dedication to her work and to her perseverance in her sales of firewood, nacatamales (typical food of the region) and fresh drinks. She works in an establishment she set up in her community 15 years ago and up to now this has been her way of making a living.

Her daily routine is to work 10 hours daily making and selling her different products like nacatamales, and natural drinks. She has worked with the foundation before and has a demonstrated on time payment record. She will use the money from this loan to buy supplies and ingredients to make her nacatamales, such as pork, condiments, nacatamal leaves, firewood, gas, potatoes, rice, and fruit like pineapple, bananas, watermelon, oranges, and calalas. Dolores is grateful for the help from the Kiva lenders who help people in poor countries like Nicaragua had a dignified means of working.
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Dolores de 61 años de edad, casada con cuatro hijos mayores de edad. Ella es originaria de Malpaisillo, lugar que está ubicado en la zona de occidente del país, Dolores es persona que se destaca por su amabilidad, responsabilidad, tenacidad de trabajo. Y gracias a su espíritu de perseverancia tiene por actividad económica venta de leña, nacatamales (comida típica de la región) y fresco. En un lugar establecido en su comunidad, desde hace 15 años que desempeña la actividad que hasta la fecha ha sido su medio de vida, y su forma de obtener ingresos. La rutina diaria de dolores es trabajar unas 10 horas diarias elaborando y vendiendo sus diferentes productos como nacatamales, frescos naturales. Ya ha trabajado con fundación y ha demostrado su puntualidad en los pagos en tiempo y forma. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y comprar materia prima para la elaboración del nacatamal como cerdos, condimentos, hojas de nacatamal, leña, gas,papas, arroz y frutas como pina, bananos, sandias, naranjas, cálalas. Dolores agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva les brindan 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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,441,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Dolores to buy supplies and ingredients.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 21, 2012
Listed
Jan 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013