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Rosa Eveling
Rosa Eveling is a 34-year-old young woman, married and the mother of a 2-year-old baby. She is the owner of a small grocery store located in her home in the urban center of her community. She has had this business for two years, buying her products from different distributors that come to her community. She started working when she was very young as she comes from a family with few resources, which made it difficult for her to continue her studies; she was forced to make a living from commerce. Her daily routine involves getting up at 5:00 am to open her small grocery store at a very early hour to benefit from and sell to her clients who have to get up and find breakfast to send their children to classes, and then working until 10:00 pm. She is asking for the loan with the objective of stocking up the grocery store's inventory so that her business will be more productive. Her greatest dream is to finish constructing her house, and to be able to expand her business to ensure a good future for her daughter.
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Rosa Eveling, es una joven mujer de 34 años, casada y madre de un bebé de 2 años de edad, ella es dueña de una pulpería ubicada dentro de su vivienda en el casco urbano de su comunidad, esta actividad la realiza desde hace doce años, comprando sus productos a diferentes distribuidores que ingresan a su comunidad, ella comenzó el negocio desde muy joven ya que proviene de una familia de escasos recursos, por lo cual se le dificultó continuar sus estudios y se vio obligada a dedicarse al comercio. Su rutina diaria es levantarse a las 5:00 am, para abrir su pulpería desde hora muy temprana para aprovechar y vender ya que sus clientes tienen que levantarse y buscar el desayuno para mandar a sus hijos a clases hasta la 10:00 pm. Solicita el crédito con el objetivo de surtir el inventario de su pulpería, para volver más productivo su negocio. Su mayor sueño es terminar de construir su casa, y poder ampliar su negocio para asegurarle un buen futuro a su hija.

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 $625 helped Rosa Eveling to invest in working capital and to invest in products of daily consumption like: basic grains, sugar, oil, candy and rice, among other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2013
Feb 2, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014