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Juana Rafaela
Juana Rafaela Dávila M. is 51 years old and a single mother with 3 children. The economic activity to which she is dedicated is a grocery store, to which she has been devoted for more than 15 years. Ms. Juana got this business through her mother who had to sustain her family because her mother did not have the support of her parents and decided to fight, with her own strength; but when her mother died, it was Juana who took charge of the business because this helped so that her daughters could study and aspire to other academic levels. The financing that she solicits is for the working capital to buy basic grains, detergents, soap and candies. The wish that Juana wants to fulfill is that her daughters finish their studies.
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Juana Rafaela Dávila M. tiene la edad de 51 años. Es madre soltera. Tiene 3 hijos a su cargo. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es una pulpería. Hace más de 15 años que se dedica a esta actividad. Doña Juana obtuvo este negocio por su Mama ya que, tenía que mantener a su familia por lo que su Mama no tenía el apoyo de sus padres y decidió luchar, con esfuerzo propio, pero al fallecer su Mama fue Juana quien se hizo cargo del negocio, ya que esto le ayudo para que sus hijas pudieran estudiar y aspirar por otros niveles académicos. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de granos básicos, detergentes, jabón y golosinas. El deseo de Juana es lograr que sus hijas culminen su estudios.

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
  • 85
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,792,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Juana Rafaela working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 29, 2009
Jul 20, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2011