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Maria Esperanza
Maria Esperanza T. T. is 48 years old and a woman who has many needs. As a result, she has applied for several loans from Fundación León 2000. She has a grocery store and has managed her business for more than 20 years. Maria has always enjoyed the challenge of trying to succeed for her children.

Her greatest difficulty has been with her health because she does not have enough income to maintain her way of life. The loan she requested will be used as operating capital to buy bread, cookies, detergents, soaps, and natural beverages. Her greatest desire is to continue providing for her family’s daily needs.

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Maria Esperanza T. T. tiene 48 años. Es una Señora que ha tenido muchas necesidades por lo que ha recurrido a realizar préstamos a Fundación León 2000. Su actividad económica es una pulpería. Hace más de 20 años que se dedica a este negocio, por lo que siempre le ha gustado luchar y sacar adelante a sus hijos. El mayor desafío que enfrento fue la salud por lo que no tenía el suficiente capital para empezar este medio de vida. Ella solicita este financiamiento destinado para capital de trabajo para la compra de pan, galletas, detergentes, jabón y refrescos naturales. Su mayor deseo es seguir proporcionándole a su familia el alimento de cada dia.

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
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Maria Esperanza purchase bread, cookies, detergents, soaps, and natural beverages.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
16 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 8, 2009
Sep 17, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2010