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Bertha Cecilia
Bertha Cecilia Téllez J. is 41 years old, and has two dependent children. She sells clothing, which she has done for more than five years. She started this business with her own effort, in order to help with her family's expenses. In spite of the difficulties she has faced, this business has allowed her to give her children the necessities of life, like daily bread.

Her business took off quickly since she is motivated to earn money. She is requesting this loan to use as working capital to buy skirts, shirts, pants, camisoles, and underwear. Her desire is to have a store where her customers can appreciate all her products.

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Bertha Cecilia Téllez J. tiene 41 años. Tiene 2 hijos a su cargo. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es la venta de ropa. Hace más de 5 años que se dedica a esta actividad. Ella dio inicio a este negocio con esfuerzo propio para ayudar en los gastos de su familia. A pesar de las dificultades que ha enfrentado le han servido para proporcionarles a sus hijos lo necesario como es el pan de cada día. Ella prendió este negocio de una manera muy rápida ya que tenía el interés en ganar dinero. Ella solicita este financiamiento para capital de trabajo para la compra de faldas, camias, pantalones, camisolas y ropa interior. Sus deseos son obtener una tienda en donde sus clientes puedan apreciar todos sus productos.

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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,175 helped Bertha Cecilia working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2009
Aug 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2010