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Violeta Patricia
Violeta Patricia B. R., 53, is married. She has 4 children: a 32-year old son who is self-employed, a 28-year old son who is self-employed, a 25-year old son who is self-employed and a 23-year old son who helps her with her business. Her husband works for the Ingenio San Antonio. Her goals are to stay active and gradually improve her house and business. Violeta has always fought to get ahead. She dreams of strengthening her business so that she can gain economic stability for herself and her family.


Violeta makes a living distributing Pepsi products. Her business is located in her house and she's had the business for 8 years. She started with a snack-sales business. Later she decided to get financing from Fundacion Leon 2000 which allowed her to invest in her business and become a mini-distributor for Pepsi. The business is her way to earn a living in a country where finding work is often difficult. It also allows her to help her family. The loan is for working capital, money that she will use to buy the different products that she will resell to her customers.

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La Señora Violeta Patricia B. R. tiene la edad de 53 años, su estado civil es casada, Esta Señora tiene 4 hijo s de los cuales sus edades son de 32 años su hijo mayor que trabaja por cuenta propia, su otro hijo de 28 años trabaja por cuenta propia otro hijo de 25 años trabaja por cuenta propia y otro hijo de 23 años que le ayuda en su negocio, su compañero de vida labora en el ingenio San Antonio, sus propósitos son de mantener activo y proporcionarle mejoras a su vivienda y su negocio por lo que Ella siempre ha sido una mujer luchadora, en sus sueños esta fortalecer su negocio para que este le de una mejor estabilidad económica para ella y su familia.



La actividad económica a la que se dedica es una distribuidora de productos de la pepsi, la ubicación de su negocio es en su casa de habitación, el tiempo que tiene de poseer su negocio es 8 años, ella inicia con una venta de golosinas mas tarde decide realizar un financiamiento en Fundación León 2000 logrando de esta manera invertir en este negocio por lo que mas tarde logra realizar un convenio con la empresa de la pepsi logrando que su distribuidora se convirtiera en una mini distribuidora de este producto y así lo vuelve su medio de trabajo y sobre vivencia por la falta de trabajo que hay en el país logrando que este fuera un medio de apoyo para sus hijos y su familia, el financiamiento es para capital de trabajo por lo que tiene que realizar la compra de los productos necesarios para ofrecer a sus clientes variedad de productos.

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
  • 162
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,188,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Violeta Patricia working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 12, 2008
Listed
Dec 26, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Aug 15, 2009