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Rosalpina is 45 years old and operates a grocery store where she offers different products that her customers request. Her store is very popular and has many customers from her block as a result of the excellent service that she provides and her unique charisma. Prior to starting this business, Rosalpina sold beans and tortillas. However, over the course of time, she was generating more profits and started buying different products to build up the business she has now.

Rosalpina is requesting this loan as operating capital to buy natural beverages, bread, cookies, and detergents. She dreams of maintaining her business.

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Rosa Alpina tiene 45 años, su actividad económica es una pulpería, en donde ofrece los diferentes productos que sus clientes le solicitan, por lo que tiene muchos clientes ya que en su cuadra tiene mucha popularidad, pues además de ofrecer un excelente servicio también ofrece un singular carisma. Ella inicio este negocio porque anteriormente ofrecía frijoles y tortillas, pero con el paso del tiempo fue aumentando sus ganancias y ella compraba diferentes productos, fue así que llego a tener lo que es su actividad ahora. Esta solicitando este financiamiento para capital de trabajo que será destinado para la compra de refrescos naturales, pan, galletas, detergentes. Ella sueña con mantener su negocio.

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 $600 helped Rosalpina operating capital to buy more merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2010
Apr 15, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011