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Maura Cecilia
Maura has worked with the Fundación for a long time. Maura has four children, and they all work.

For over seven years she has had a mini-market. She started this business with her own funds. She previously sold clothes as a street vendor, but, unfortunately, she had a lot of losses. She decided to establish another business, the mini-market. Most of her customers are her own neighbors.

The loan is for work capital to buy basic grains, rice, oil, beans, and soft drinks. She always dreams of getting another business.
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Maura tiene mucho tiempo de trabajar con Fundación. Maura tiene 4 hijos y todos trabajan. Su actividad es una pulpería hace mas de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio, ella inicio este negocio con fondos propios, por lo que anteriormente vendía ropa de manera ambulante, pero lamentablemente tuvo muchas perdidas y decide emprender otro negocio como es la pulpería, pues la mayoría de sus clientes son sus propios vecinos. El financiamiento es destinado para capital de trabajo y así comprar granos básicos, arroz, aceite, frijoles, arroz gaseosas. Ella siempre sueña con obtener otro 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
  • 61
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Maura Cecilia work capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 28, 2010
May 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2010