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Mujeres Responsables Group
In this Group: Celica Lucia, Josefa Maria , Maria Del Carmen, Nora Janixia, Narcisa Del Rosario , Jose Antonio , Rosa Aida, Sheyla Daniesca, Erika Patricia

Update on Mujeres Responsables Group

The Mujeres Responsable communal bank is made up of nine members. Eight of them are women, and one is a man. They are all adults, married, and are responsible for their children. These members are from the Sauce department. This place is located in the northern part of the country. El Sauce is known for being a milk producing area.

Célica is the coordinator of the communal bank. She has the responsibility of being in charge of the members’ payment. Célica sells crafts like clay decorations, pots, griddles, gourds, kitchen and living rooms decorations, fruit dishes, and piggy banks.

The objective of the loan is to invest working capital and to stock her business of buying and selling crafts. Célica's routine is to work eight hours a day. She works in an itinerant manner, offering her product in the different communities.

The Mujeres Responsables communal bank is grateful for the help that the Kiva lenders give to people with scarce resources in poor countries like Nicaragua so that they have a decent way of working.
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El banco comunal Mujeres Responsables está conformado por 9 integrantes 8 mujeres, Y un hombres, todos mayores de edad, casados con hijos bajo su responsabilidad. Estos integrantes son originarios del departamento de Sauce lugar que está ubicado en la zona de norte del país. El sauce se caracteriza por ser una zona productora de Leche. Célica es la coordinadora del banco comunal la cual se encarga de la responsabilidad del pago de los integrantes. Célica tiene por actividad económica la venta de artesanía como adornos de barro, ollas, comal, jícaras, adornos de cocina de sala. Fruteras, alcancillas. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra y venta de artesanía. La rutina de Célica es trabajar unas 8 horas de diaria de forma ambulantes ofreciendo su producto en las diferentes comunidades. El banco comunal Mujeres responsables 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 Responsible Women communal bank is made up of 8 members of whom 7 are women, one is a man. These entrepreneurs are very humble, hardworking and responsible people with good manners and lots of enthusiasm to improve their lives. All of them have businesses making handicrafts made from clay sin... More from Mujeres Responsables 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
  • 79
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,384,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Mujeres Responsables Group's $1,625 loan helped a member to stock her business with crafts like clay decorations, pots, griddles, gourds, kitchen and living rooms decorations, fruit dishes, and piggy banks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 17, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013