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Fatima Del Rosario
Fátima del Rosario R. M. is 41. She butchers pigs. She has been in this business for over seven years. She started very young because she had to help her only son get ahead. She is very determined, and she has always liked to work to support her family. Her mother taught her everything she needed to know to sell this type of product. Also, she had to learn how to buy the pigs because this would help her in the future.

She is currently asking for a loan for working capital to buy pigs. She travels to a lot of distributors to get a good pig and satisfy her customers’ demand.

Her wish is that her son completes his education.
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Fátima del Rosario R. M. tiene 41 años. Su actividad económica es el destace de cerdo. Hace más de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio. Ella dio inicio desde muy joven por lo que tenía que sacar adelante a su único hijo. Ella es una Señora muy luchadora y siempre le ha gustado trabajar para mantener a su familia. Su Mama le había enseñado todo lo necesario para vender este tipo de productos y además tenía que aprender a comprar los cerdos, por lo que esto le ayudaría en un futuro. Actualmente ella solicita el financiamiento para capital de trabajo para la compra de cerdos. Ya que recorre muchos repartos para conseguir un buen cerdo y satisfacer la demanda de sus clientes. Su deseo es que su hijo finalice sus 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
  • 58
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,430,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Fatima Del Rosario working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2009
Sep 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010