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Erminia Isabel
Erminia Isabel A. is 44 years old and has 3 adult children. For more than 5 years, she has been in the business of buying and selling pork. Erminia previously worked as a domestic employee, but her income was not enough to support her family so she decided to start this business so that she could earn more money.

The loan she is requesting will be used as operating capital to buy pork and supplies. She hopes that her children finish their studies so that they can become successful professional in the future.

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Erminia Isabel A. tiene 44 años. Tiene 3 hijos y ninguno depende de ella, la actividad económica es la compra y venta de cerdo. Hace más de 5 años que se dedica a este negocio. Erminia inicia este negocio por la necesidad de obtener una fuente de ingresos, ella se dedica a ofrecer sus servicios de domestica, pero al no obtener el suficiente ingreso para su familia, decide dedicarse a esta actividad económica. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de cerdo y materia prima. Su deseo es que sus hijos finalicen sus estudios y logren ser buenos profesionales para el día de mañana.

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
  • 62
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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 $650 helped Erminia Isabel operating capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 20, 2009
Aug 27, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010