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Marta Irene
Marta Irene has worked with Fundación León 2000 for a long time, and she has always made sure she makes her payments in time. Marta has her children in her care, and always worries about providing them with all the necessary things. Her economic activity is the sale of general groceries. One of her biggest challenges has been walking the long distances to offer the variety of products that she offers, as this is the only way she can get new clients. The loan she is seeking is for working capital and to purchase suits, cosmetics, shoes and clothes. Marta has always dreamt of having a shop where her clients can be more comfortable.
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Marta Irene tiene mucho tiempo de trabajar con Fundación León 2000 pues siempre se ha preocupado por pagar sus cuotas en tiempo y forma. Ella tiene a su cargo a sus hijos, por lo que siempre se ha preocupado por proporcionarle lo más necesario. Su actividad económica es la venta de mercadería en general. Uno de sus mayores desafíos ha sido caminar largas distancias para ofrecer la variedad de productos que ofrece, ya que solo así puede obtener nuevos clientes. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de ropa para trajes, cosméticos, calzado y vestidos. Siempre ha soñado con tener una tienda en donde sus clientes se encuentren mas cómodos.

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
  • 50
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,297,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Marta Irene capital de trabajo.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 15, 2010
Apr 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2010