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Silvia Helena
Silvia Helena is 43 years old and has always fought to improve her economic condition. She sells construction materials and has proven herself as an excellent client who strives each day to earn more income. Silvia has demonstrated that she is capable of supporting her four children, providing them with an education, and maintaining her business.

The loan she is requesting will be used to buy cement blocks, sand, gravel, limestone, and quarry rocks. She always dreams of expanding her business and providing better conditions.

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Silvia Helena tiene 43 años, por lo que siempre ha luchado por mejorar su condición económica es la venta de materiales de construcción. Por lo que ha demostrado ser una excelente cliente que se esfuerza cada día para mejorar su ingresos. Pues todos los días busca la manera de mejorar sus ingresos y ha demostrado que puedo mantener a sus 4 hijos, pues tuvo que mantener este negocio para proporcionarles a sus hijos estudios. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de cemento, bloques, arena, piedrín, cal y cantera. Ella siempre sueña con seguir ampliando su local y proporcionar mejores condiciones.

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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Silvia Helena purchase cement blocks, sand, gravel, limestone, and quarry rocks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2010
Feb 26, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010