Miriam Del Carmen
Update on Miriam Del CarmenMiriam is 48 years old, married and has two children, both of whom are in school. Miriam is originally from La Paz, in the west of the country, an area known for its typical food such as "quesillo" (a cheese dish) and "tiste" (a drink made with achiote). Miriam is hard-working, responsible, and has a desire to get ahead.
Thanks to her efforts and her desire to get ahead, Miriam has a grocery store, a small shop where she sells consumable goods, such as rice, beans, sugar, milk, bread, cheese, matches, sweets, fruit juices and fizzy drinks. Miriam works some twelve hours every day and runs the business out of her home. This loan will be used to invest in working capital and stock up her grocery store with consumable goods such as rice, beans, sugar, milk, bread, cheese, matches, sweets, fruit juices, fizzy drinks, "chicha" (a corn drink) and "tiste". This will allow Miriam to earn a higher income in the not-too-distant future. Miriam is grateful to Kiva lenders for support poor countries such as a Nicaragua and for giving poor people an opportunity to have a decent job.
Gracias a su esfuerzo y sus ganas de salir adelante tiene por actividad económica una pulpería, es una pequeña tienda que vende productos comestibles como arroz, frijoles, azúcar, leche, pan, huevos, cuajadas, tiste, chicha, fósforos, golosinas, jugos, gaseosas. Ella dedica a su negocio unas 12 horas diarias, el negocio lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitación. El objetivo del crédito e invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra y venta de productos comestibles para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos. Miriam 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.
Previous Loan DetailsMiriam Del Carmen is 46 years old and lives in her own home with her husband and their two children. Doña Miriam has a small business that consists of a store where she offers basic necessities such as drinks, rice, beans, sugar, candy, detergent, soap, and other products. She spends a great de... More from Miriam Del Carmen'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).
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