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Maria Virginia
Maria Virginia is 52 years old, has five children, and operates a bakery. Her children work independently in order to provide for their own education. Maria is well recognized in her neighborhood for the quality of her products as well as the service that she offers on a daily basis. Her shop carries everything that a housewife needs and she attends to each customer with her charming personality.

The loan she is requesting will be used to purchase materials such as flour, butter, oil, cheese, bags, and other products. Her wish is to sufficiently keep her business growing so that she can improve her family’s living conditions.

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Maria Virginia tiene 52 años, su actividad económica es panadería ella tiene 5 hijos pero ninguno está a su cargo pues todos trabajan de manera independiente. Por lo que ha sido de mucha pues esto fue lo que hizo necesario para proporcionarle los estudios necesarios. Ella es muy reconocida en su vecindario por la calidad de sus productos y además la atención que a diario ofrece donde cuenta con todo lo necesario que el ama de casa necesita y es ella quien personalmente les atiende con el carisma que le caracteriza. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de materia prima como harina, mantequilla, aceite, queso bolsas entre otros productos. Su deseo es que su negocio siga creciendo lo suficiente para mejorar sus condiciones la vida de su familia.

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
  • 60
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Maria Virginia purchase ingredients & supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2010
Feb 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2010