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Yadira Del Socorro

Update on Yadira Del Socorro

Yadira del Socorro has four grown children and is from one of the towns in the Chinandega region located in the western part of the country. She is a micro entrepreneur who buys and sells general merchandise such as: various styles of new clothing, shoes, cosmetics, plastic products, and knick-knacks to order. She buys her merchandise for cash at markets in other areas of the country. Her sales are for cash and credit to steady and occasional customers by orders that she takes going door-to-door. She begins her workday very early, delivering her products and trying to get new customers.

The purpose of this loan is for working capital so she can buy different styles of new clothing for children and adults, trousers, cosmetics, shoes, and decorations, among other things, because demand is greater at this December holiday time. Yadira is very grateful for the support that Kiva investors provide to people of limited financial resources.
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Yadira del Socorro acompañada con cuatro hijos mayores de edad originaria de uno de los municipios de Chinandega zona ubicada en el occidente del país, es una microempresaria la cual se dedica a la compra venta de mercadería en general como: variedades estilos de ropa nueva, zapatos, cosméticos, productos plásticos, chinería entre otros por encargos, las compras las realiza al contado en mercados de otros departamentos del país, sus ventas son al contado y al crédito a clientes fijos y eventuales por encargos de forma ambulante, inicia su jornada diaria desde muy temprano, a entregar sus productos y ha captar nuevos clientes, el objetivo de este crédito es para capital de trabajo en la compra de diversos estilos de ropa nueva de niños, adultos, pantalones, cosméticos, zapatos, adornos, entre otros ya que sus demandas ha crecido mas para estas fechas próximas de diciembre. Yadira agradece mucho el apoyo que los inversionistas kivas les ofrece a personas de bajos recursos económicos.

Previous Loan Details

Yadira del Socorro, 43, is a single mother with four children who are 26, 25, 23 and 18 years old; only the 18-year-old is still in her care. Yadira is from the town of Chichigalpa in Chinandega Department a place located in the west of the country. This zone is noted for producing sugarcane an... More from Yadira Del Socorro's previous loan »

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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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.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 69
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Yadira Del Socorro to buy general merchandise such as: cosmetics, different styles of new clothing for children and adults, shoes, and plastic items, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 26, 2013
Dec 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014