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Jacinta Andrea
Jacinta Andrea, who is 44, is a single mother of five children, two of whom are dependent on her. She comes from one of the towns in Chinandega department which is in the northwest of the country. Jacinta is a person who has worked tremendously hard to support her children since she was widowed and was forced to look elsewhere for an income to cover her household expenses. That was how she came to set up her grocery business; she already knew a bit about it as her husband was a shopkeeper. She has now been running her shop for 25 years and offers goods such as: children's, adults' and women's shoes, all types of clothing, plastic goods, fans and crockery, among other things. Her shop is located in her home and she travels to other places to buy her merchandise for cash and, from time to time, also goes to Managua. She sells her goods for cash and on credit to regular and casual customers and also travels around in search of new customers. She will use this loan to invest in her small shop and stock up with merchandise. One of her dreams is to see her two children study for a professional career and lead fulfilling lives. Jacinta is seeking the loan to buy general merchandise such as: different types of clothing, plastic goods and shoes, among other things.
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Jacinta Andrea, 44 años de edad soltera con cinco hijos, de los cuales dos están bajo su responsabilidad, originaria de uno de los municipios de Chinandega ubicado en el norte del occidente del país, Jacinta es una persona que con muchos esfuerzos ha logrado sacar a delante a sus hijos ya que ella quedo viuda, y se vio en la obligación de buscar por otro lados los ingresos para cubrir los gastos en su hogar es asi como comienza con el negocio de mercadería en general ya que este negocio lo conocía por parte de su esposo que era comerciante actualmente ahora tiene 25 años de manejar esta tienda, ofrece productos como: zapatos de niños, adultos, damas, variedades de ropa de todo tipo, productos plásticos, abanicos, vajillas, entre otros, el cual lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitación, ella viaja a otro país a realizar sus compras las cuales son al contado y también viaja a Managua en algunas ocasiones, ofrece al contado y al crédito sus productos a clientes fijos y eventuales, también sale a vender ambulante para captar nuevos clientes, el objetivo de este crédito es para invertir en su pequeña tienda y asi surtir su inventario, uno de sus sueños es ver que sus dos hijos terminen de estudiar una carrera profesional y verlos realizados en la vida. Jacinta solicita este financiamiento para la compra de mercadería en general como: variedades de ropa, productos plásticos, zapatos entre otros.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 116
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,803,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Jacinta Andrea to invest in working capital such as: children's and adult clothing, plastic goods and shoes, among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 18, 2013
Listed
Jul 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014