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Banco Comunal Cristo Rey Group
In this Group: Amparo Del Socorro, Teresa Rosibel, Natividad Del Socorro, Aracelis Del Socorro, Delbi Maria, Marcia De Fatima, Carlos Medardo, Petronila

Update on Banco Comunal Cristo Rey Group

The "Cristo Rey" communal bank is comprised of eight members, seven of whom are women and one is a man. They're responsible, hardworking people with a lot of drive to succeed. These members belong to the community of Sauce, which is located in the northern area of the country and is known for its milk and dairy production. Aracelis is the communal bank's coordinator and she's responsible for each of the members' repayments in terms of time and form. Her business is a grocery store located in her own house. It's a store where she sells small quantities of products and foodstuffs such as juice, soft drinks, bread, shampoo packets, coffee packets, rice, beans, milk, sugar and eggs. The purpose of this loan is to get working capital and stock up her business by purchasing goods for selling. The "Cristo Rey" communal bank thanks the lenders for the help they provide for people of limited resources in poor countries like Nicaragua so that they can have an honest means of livelihood.
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El banco comunal Cristo Rey, está conformado por 8 integrantes de los cuales 7 son mujeres y un varón. Personas responsables, trabajadoras, con ganas de superación. Estos integrantes pertenecen a la comunidad del Sauce, lugar que está ubicado en la zona norte del país. Y se caracteriza por ser un lugar productor de leche y sus derivados. Aracelis es la coordinadora del banco comunal la cual se encarga de la responsabilidad de las cuotas en tiempo y forma de cada uno de los integrantes. Ella tiene por actividad económica una pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación. Una pulpería es una tienda donde vende en cantidades pequeñas y productos comestibles como: jugos, gaseosas, pan, sobre se shapoo, sobre de café, arroz, frijoles, pan, leche, azúcar, huevos. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra y venta de productos. El banco comunal Cristo Rey 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.

Previous Loan Details

The Cristo Rey communal bank includes the following members: Teresa Rosibel, Amparo del Socorro, Natividad del sScorro, Aracelis del Socorro, Marcia Fatima, Alicia del Socorro, Delbis Maria, Carlos and Petronila. They have demonstrated during the course of time they have worked with Leon 2000 tha... More from Banco Comunal Cristo Rey Group's previous loan »

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Banco Comunal Cristo Rey Group's $900 loan helped a member to get working capital, to stock up her grocery store and to purchase goods such as shampoo packets, coffee packets, rice, beans, bread, milk, sugar and eggs for selling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 18, 2013
Jan 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013