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Allison Joseph
Allison Joseph, 34, is single and from Chinandega. She’s a tenacious person who started her business thanks to her mother aiming at helping with household expenses. She started on her own initiative to sell general merchandise consisting in children’s and adults’ clothing, pants, shirts, dresses, shorts, skirts, underwear, silver, gold and cosmetics, among others. She does all this from place to place and to order. She usually sells on credit to both regular and occasional customers. Allison has had the business for 10 years now and she’s gradually been able to grow because her clientele has increased. The financing she’s asking for is to invest in working capital and stock her business with the purchase of merchandise thus meeting customer needs.
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Allison Joseph 34 años de edad, soltera del municipio de Chinandega, Ella es una persona luchadora ella inicia este negocio por su mama y con el propósito de apoyar con los gastos de su hogar ella inicia por cuenta propia su propio negocio de venta de mercadería en general, consisten en vender ropa de niños, adultos, pantalones, camisas, vestidos, short, faldas, ropa interior, venta de plata, oro, cosméticos entre otros ella todo lo realiza de forma ambulante y por encargo las ventas son por lo general al crédito a clientes fijos y eventuales. Allison ya tiene 10 años de poseer este negocio y poco a poco ha podido crecer porque su clientela ha incrementado. El financiamiento que está solicitando es para invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio con la compra de mercadería y satisfacer la necesidad de sus clientes.-

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
  • $25,075,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Allison Joseph to buy silver, gold, children's and adult's clothes and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013