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Juana Del Carmen
Sra. Juana del Carmen P. is a long-standing client who has demonstrated her responsibility and knowledge of how to handle her finances. She is a clothing vendor. Prior to this, she sold fruits and vegetables from her home where she offered mangos, oranges and bananas. Sra. Juana is a persistent woman and responsible with her obligations as a mother. She then decided to sell clothing. Having been in this line of business for 4 years now, she says she enjoys her work.

She will use her loan as working capital for her business. Her biggest dream is to set aside funds for home repairs so that she can avoid problems when it rains.

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La Señora Juana del Carmen P. es una cliente antigua, en su historial demuestra que es una cliente responsable y que ha sabido aprovechar sus financiamientos. Juana se dedica a la venta de ropa. Anteriormente se dedicaba a la venta de frutas y verduras, ella inicio vendiendo frutas en su vivienda, en donde ofrecía mangos, naranjas y bananos, pero Juana es una mujer muy luchadora y responsable con sus obligaciones de madre, por lo que además decide incursionar en la venta de ropa. Hace más de 4 años que se dedica a este negocio, y le ha gustado mucho pues disfruta su actividad. El destino del financiamiento es para la compra de materia prima. Su mayor sueño es proporcionarle mejoras a su vivienda ya que cuando llueve tiene problemas.

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
  • 30
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Juana Del Carmen operating capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 13, 2009
Jul 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010