Update on Doris TatianaDoris Tatiana is a 28-year old woman, married and mother of three minor children who attend school and are under her responsibility. She is from Jicaral, located in the north part of the country. In her free time she likes to enjoy quality time with her family and to cook a traditional dish in the region called Indio Viejo. Unfortunately, she could not attend university, but she would have liked to become a professional nurse.
Thanks to her self-improvement spirit and her willingness to get ahead, she started her grocery store in her house and sells food products in small quantities, such as shampoo, coffee, matches, rice, sugar, milk, bread, eggs, beans and oil. She enjoys working and spends 12 hours at the store each day.
She plans to use the loan to invest in working capital and buy supplies for the store, and her final goal is to improve her income in a near future. Doris Tatiana is grateful to Kiva lenders for supporting people with limited resources and making it possible for them to have decent jobs.
Gracia a su espíritu de superación y sus ganas de salir adelante tiene por actividad económica una pulpería ubicada en sus casas de habitación, una pulpería es una pequeña tienda que vende productos comestibles en cantidades pequeñas como sobre de shampoo, sobre de café, fósforos, arroz, azúcar, leche, pan, huevos, frijoles, aceite. Ella dedica a sus actividades unas 12 horas diarias. Actividad que la desempeña con mucho gusto. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su pulpería, para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos. Doris Tatiana agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva les brindan a personas de escasos recursos para tener un medio de trabajo digno.
Previous Loan DetailsDoris Tatiana has a small store that she manages in her home. She is 35 years old and a single mother of three children. This is not the first time she has applied for loans since she is grateful that they have helped her earn a living. What she earns from her business is used to buy more merc... More from Doris Tatiana's previous loan »
Fundación Leon 2000This 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.
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