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Elizabeth T. Z. is 35 years old. Her civil status is married. The economic activity of doña Elizabeth is the sales of cosmetics and clothes. For more than 3 years she has been dedicated to this activity. Her goals for her business are to establish a small grocery store and to sell the cosmetics from her home. The financing is for working capital since she has to buy the necessary things to offer to her clients. Her wish is to provide improvements to her dwelling, which is her greatest need. The amount requested is C$7.000 ($350 US) for a period of 12 months.
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Elizabeth T. Z. tiene 35 años,su estado civil es casada. La actvidad economica de doña Elizabeth es la venta de cosmeticos y ropa. hace mas de tres años que se dedica a este negocio. sus propositos para su negocio son de establecer una pulperia y vender los cosmeticos en su casa de habitacion. el financiamiento es para capital de trabajo ya que tiene que comprar lo necesario para ofrecerlos a sus clientes.sus deseos son de proporcionarle mejoras a su vivienda por lo que es su mayor cantida solicitada es de C$7.000 cordobas a un plazo de 12 meses.

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
  • 90
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,770,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Elizabeth working capital - to buy cosmetics and clothes for resale and to fix up her home as a small store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2009
Mar 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 6, 2010