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Luchadores En Accion Group
In this Group: Janett Del Rosario, Maria Jesus, Luisa Amanda, Dania Milagros, Alba Maria , Yesica Leopoldina, Elena Marisol, Mario Francisco
The Luchadores en Acción [Fighters in Action] community bank is made up of eight members - seven women and one man. They are responsible mothers and fathers with fifteen children under their responsibility. The are from León, a place that is located in the western part of the country. They are characterized by their responsible, hardworking personalities, eager to better themselves. In their free time they like to enjoy their families and prepare them typical dishes of the region like "indio viejos." Regrettably, they could not study due to the lack of economic resources and they were obliged to work from an early age, in order to help with the costs of home.

Thanks to her efforts and eagerness to pull herself up, Yesica is the coordinator of the Luchadores en Acción community bank. For her economic activity, she has a pulpería. A pulpería is a small store that sells edible products in small quantities like rice, beans, sugar, milk, bread, eggs, cheese curd, detergent, soap. She dedicates 12 daily hours to her business, offering her products.

The objective of the loan is to invest in working capital for her work and stock her business in the purchase of edible products so that in a not-so-distant future she can obtain higher revenue. The Luchadores en Acción community bank thanks the help of the Kiva investors, who offer help to people of scant resources and of poor countries like Nicaragua to have a dignified working environment.
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El banco comunal Luchadores en Acción está conformado por ocho integrantes siete mujeres y un hombre madres y padres responsables con quince hijos bajo su responsabilidad, son originarios de León, lugar que está ubicado en la zona de occidente del país. Se caracterizan por ser personas trabajadoras, responsables, con ganas de superación personal. En sus ratos libre le gusta disfrutar de su familia y prepararles platos típicos de la región como es “indio viejos” lamentablemente no pudieron estudiar por falta de recursos económicos y se vieron obligados a trabajar desde temprana edad, para ayudar con los gastos del hogar.
Gracias a su esfuerzo y sus ganas de salir adelante Yesica es la coordinadora del banco comunal Luchadores en Acción y tiene por actividad económica una pulpería, una pulpería es una pequeña tienda que vende productos comestibles y en cantidades pequeñas como arroz, frijoles, azúcar, leche, pan, huevos, cuajada, detergente, jabón. Ella dedica a su negocio unas 12 horas diarias ofreciendo sus productos. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra venta de productos comestibles para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos. El banco comunal Luchadores en Acción 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.

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).

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
  • 83
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,447,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Luchadores En Accion Group's $950 loan helped a member to invest in working capital and stock her business in the purchase and sale of edible products like rice, beans, sugar, milk, bread, eggs, cheese curd, detergent, soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
5 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 6, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013