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Vicenta Del Rosario
Vicenta Del Rosario sells seafood. She has been in this business for 14 years. Despite the fact that she is 59 years old, she has a lot of energy to get ahead.

She started this activity because of her husband. He used to sell seafood because he had to support his family. Later, her husband died. She and her children decided to take over the business.

That is why she is asking for a loan to buy raw material like fish, blue crab, shrimp, conch, and crab.

She wishes to have an establishment where she can make her customers comfortable.
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Vicenta Del Rosario tiene su actividad económica que es la venta de mariscos. Hace más de 14 años que se dedica a este negocio, pues a pesar de que tiene 59 años tiene muchas energías para salir adelante. Ella inicio esta actividad por su esposo quien anteriormente se dedicaba a esta actividad, pues tenía que mantener a su familia con el paso del tiempo su esposo fallece y ella y sus hijos decidieron hacerse cargo. Es por eso que solicita este financiamiento para la compra de materia prima como pescados, jaibas, camarones, conchas y punches. Su deseo es tener un establecimiento en donde ofrezca comodidad a sus clientes.

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
  • 79
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,787,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Vicenta Del Rosario working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2010
May 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011