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Yesenia Benita
Yesenia Benita is 34 years old. She runs a general store. Yesenia has had a number of loans with Fundación, and they've been extremely helpful. She has been in business for nine years, and she has three children to care for, as well. Yesenia gets up early to buy the products that are most important to her customers. She has applied for a loan so that she can buy men's clothing, cosmetics, women's clothing and items for children. All she hopes is that she'll be able to continue her work.
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Yesenia Benita tiene 34 años. Su actividad económica es la venta de mercadería en general. Por lo que tiene muchos créditos con Fundación y le han sido beneficiosos. Hace más de 9 años que se dedica a este negocio, tiene 3 hijos a su cargo. Ella se levanta muy temprano, para ir a comprar sus productos que son muy importantes para así ofrecerlos a sus clientes. Actualmente ella está solicitando el financiamiento es para capital de trabajo para la compra de ropa para caballeros, cosméticos, ropa para damas y para niños. Su deseo es mantener esta actividad.

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
  • 30
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,396,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Yesenia Benita buying clothing and cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2010
Apr 22, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011