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Yolanda Isabel
Yolanda Isabel, age 53, sells fruits and vegetables. She has worked in this business for over 18 years. She started because she did not have enough resources to support her children. She got them by selling bananas. She works everyday offering good service.

She is requesting this loan to buy raw material like bananas, cabbage, potatoes, onions, and squash. She dreams of having a very large mini market.
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Yolanda Isabel tiene 53 años, por lo que su actividad económica es la venta de frutas y verduras. Hace más de 18 años que se dedica a este negocio, sus inicios se dan por no tenia los recursos suficientes para mantener a sus hijos, ya que por medio de la venta de plátanos lo obtuvo, pues todos los días se dedicaba a ofrecer un buen servicio. Por lo que está solicitando este financiamiento para la compra de materia prima como plátanos, repollo, papa, cebolla y ayote. Ella sueña con tener una pulpería muy grande.

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
  • 71
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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 $975 helped Yolanda Isabel working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2010
Apr 17, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011