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Sobeida Auxiliadora
Sobeida Auxiliadora is 52 years old, married and has three adult children who are all independent. Sobeida is known for being hardworking and responsible in making her payments in a timely manner. She is a native of León, which is located in the western part of the country.

Thanks to her spirit and personal desire to succeed, she runs a small grocery store in which she sells products in small quantities such as shampoo packets, coffee packets, rice, cooked beans, oil, eggs, bread, milk, juices and carbonated soft drinks. Her store is located in her house and she has been running it now for eight years.

She is requesting this loan to invest in working capital and to stock her store so that she can offer better service to her clients and in the near future generate more income. Sobeida’s work routine is to work around 14 hours per day offering her products to the members of her community.

Sobeida Auxiliadora is grateful for the help that Kiva lenders provide for people with limited resources in poor countries such as Nicaragua, so that they can have a decent livelihood.
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Sobeida Auxiliadora de 52 años de edad, casada con tres hijos mayores e independiente. Sobeida se caracteriza por ser una mujer, trabajadora, responsable en sus pagos en tiempo y forma. es originaria de León, lugar que está ubicada en la zona de occidente del país.
Gracias a su espíritu, y ganas de superación personal, tiene por actividad económica una pulpería, que consisten en vender productos comestible y en cantidades pequeñas como: sobre de shampoo, sobre de café, arroz, frijoles cosidos, aceite, huevos, pan, leche, jugos, gaseosas. Actividad que la desempeña desde hace ocho años y está ubicada en su casa de habitación. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio, para brindar buen servicio a sus clientes, y en futuro no muy lejano obtener mejores ingresos. La rutina de trabajo de Sobeida es trabajar unas 14 horas diario ofreciendo sus productos a los pobladores de su comunidad. Sobeida Auxiliadora 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,406,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Sobeida Auxiliadora to invest in working capital and stock her small grocery store with products such as shampoo packets, coffee packets, rice, cooked beans, oil, eggs, bread, milk, juices and carbonated soft drinks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 15, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014