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Mercedes Del Socorro
Mercedes is a single adult and is from one of the communities in Chinandega It is located in the western part of the country where rum and sugar predominate, together with commerce. Mercedes is a hard-working, honest and responsible person with a strong desire to improve her personal situation. She is a small entrepreneur and owns a grocery store where she sells consumable items that are used every day in the home such as dry grains, soaps, detergents, snack foods, soft drinks, etc. She has regular customers and sells from delivery trucks and in the local market.

She opens the doors to her business very early to provide the best service to her customers. The purpose of this loan is to invest in her mini grocery store by buying basic products such as rice, sugar, beans, coffee, etc.
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Mercedes mayor de edad, soltera, originaría de uno de los municipios de Chinandega ubicado en el occidente del país, donde predomina el ron y el azúcar al igual que el comercio. Mercedes se caracteriza por ser una persona trabajadora, honrada ,responsable y con muchos deseos de superación personal , ella es una pequeña empresaria propietaria de una pulpería donde ofrece productos de consumo diario que se utilizan en el hogar como: granos básicos, jabones, detergentes, golosinas, gaseosas, entre otros, Cuenta con clientes fijos; sus ventas las realiza en camiones repartidores y en el mercado de este municipio, Mercedes desde muy temprano abre las puertas de su negocio para brindarles un mejor servicios a sus clientes. El objetivo de este crédito es para invertir en su mini pulpería en la compra de productos básicos como: arroz, azúcar, frijoles, café, 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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,045,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 26.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Mercedes Del Socorro to buy consumer products such as rice, beans, oil, frozen foods, and snacks, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2014
Feb 8, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015