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Gloria Argentina
Gloria Argentina is 37 years old and married. She is from Chinandega, which is located in the western part of the country. She is a hard-working and responsible woman who has had to put a lot of effort in to get ahead as she comes from a very common and poor family, which means she could not finish her studies. With the little that she learnt she succeeded in setting up a sewing workshop where she makes garments for women, men, and children. She has regular clients and occasional clients.

Gloria has wanted to repair her home for more than a year. This loan will be used to rebuild a wall which is deteriorating and to change the roof in one of the rooms. She has not been able to do this yet due to a lack of economic resources. One of her dreams is to finish building her home. She is requesting financing in order to buy corrugated galvanised iron, iron, cinder blocks, cement, lime, sand, and other construction materials.
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Gloria Argentina de 37 años de edad casada, originaria de Chinandega ubicada en el occidente del país, ella es una mujer trabajadora, responsable, que ha tenido que salir adelante con muchos esfuerzos ya que viene de una familia muy sencilla y pobre por lo que no termino sus estudios, con lo poco que ella aprendió logra poner un taller de costura donde elabora costuras en general para damas, caballeros, y niños, tiene clientes fijos y eventuales, Gloria desde hace más de un año ha deseado reparar su vivienda, el objetivo de este crédito es para construir una pared que se está deteriorando y cambiar el techo en un cuarto pero por falta de recursos económicos no lo había realizado, uno de sus sueños es terminar de construir sus vivienda, ella está solicitando financiamiento para la compra de zin, hierro, bloques, cemento, cal, arena entre otros materiales de construcción.-

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
  • 91
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,771,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Gloria Argentina to buy construction materials, such as iron, corrugated galvanised iron, lime, cement, sand, and cinder blocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 28, 2013
Jun 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2015