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Mrs. Evangelista C. is 58 years old and married. She does not have any children. Evangelista works selling general merchandise like clothes, shoes and cosmetics. She started her business four years ago with her own capital, but her business has grown only with of the help from these loans. Evangelista plans on increasing her inventory so she can offer more variety to her customers. The loan is for working capital that she can use when she travels to Managua to buy undergarments, purses and cosmetics. Evangelista would like to increase her business in order to earn more money. The amount she is asking for is C$10,000 cordobas.
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La Señora Evangelista C. tiene la edad de 58 años, su estado civil es casada. Doña Evangelista no tiene hijos. La actividad económica a la que Doña Evangelista se dedica es la venta de mercadería en general como ropa, calzado y cosmético. Hace más de 4 años que se dedica a este negocio por lo que da inicio con capital propio pero solo con la ayuda de los financiamientos se ha beneficiado. Los propósitos de Doña Evangelista son de incrementar su inventario ya que así podrá ofrecer variedad a sus clientes. El financiamiento es para capital de trabajo ya que viaja hasta Managua para realizar las compras de ropa interior, bolsos y cosméticos. Los deseos de Doña Evangelista son de crecer con su negocio para ampliarlo y obtener los ingresos necesarios. La cantidad que solicita es de C$ 10.000 córdobas.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Evangelista working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 11, 2009
Mar 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 19, 2009