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Maria Del Transito
Señora Maria Del Transito is 61 years of age. She is married with 3 children of legal age. Maria has a hardware business. She started this business 10 years ago, due to the fact that she did not have sufficient income. In the last several days the lady has had some small problems with regard to her merchandise; that is to say that the people demand more products than she has available. Nevertheless with a good marketing technique she has managed to remain in business. The loan will be invested in the purchase of necessary tools for her business. Her goal is to grow in an abundant way so that her business can be expanded.
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La señora Maria Del Transito tiene 61 años de edad, es casada con 3 hijos mayores de edad. Maria tiene un negocio de ferretería. Ella dio inicio a este negocio hace 10 años, debido a que ella no tenia los suficientes ingresos en los últimos días la señora ha tenido unos pequeños problemas en cuanto a la oferta, es decir que hay mas ofertas de productos que lo que demanda la gente, sin embargo con una buena técnica de mercadeo ha logrado quedarse en el mercado. El crédito será invertido en la compra de herramientas necesarias para su negocio. Su meta es crecer de una manera abundante para que así su negocio pueda ampliarse.

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
  • 84
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,792,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Maria Del Transito to buy tools and merchandise for her hardware business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 29, 2009
Jan 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011