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Lillian Maria
Lillian María Z. is 44 years old and is single. The economic activity that Lillian does for a living is that she has a small grocery store. For the past four years she has had this business, which began with very little inventory but little by little with the help of a friend she decided to apply for a loan and it was through this that her business has been able to prosper. Lillian's objectives are keep her business always active as it is the fundamental way that she supports herself. The loan that she is applying for will be used for working capital to purchase meat, soft drinks, sweets and other things. Lillian's wish is to turn her small grocery store into a distributor. The amount that she is requesting is C$ 14.000 córdobas.
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Lillian María Z. tiene la edad de 44 años, su estado civil es soltera. La actividad económica a la que Doña Lillian se dedica es una pulpería. Hace más de cuatro años que se dedica a este negocio ya que inicio con muy poco inventario pero poco a poco con la ayuda de una amiga decidió solicitar un financiamiento y fue así que su negocio logro prosperar. Los propósitos de Doña Lillian son de mantener siempre activo su negocio ya que es la base fundamental para su manutención. El financiamiento que solicita es destinado para capital de trabajo para la compra de carne, gaseosas, golosinas y otros. Los deseos de Doña Lillian son de convertir su pulpería en una distribuidora. La cantidad que solicita es de C$ 14.000 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
  • $25,406,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Lillian Maria working Capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 9, 2009
Mar 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 6, 2010