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Zenelia Elvira
Zenelia Elvira is 46 years old. She sells general merchandise and has more than ten years of experience in this business. Zenelia has been gradually investing in this activity which has become one of the greatest sources of income for her family. She enjoys talking with her customers.

This loan will be used to buy appliances, linens, towels, and bags. She wants to increase her sales and improve her children’s academic life.

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Zenelia Elvira tiene 46 años. Su actividad económica es la venta de mercadería en general. Zenelia tiene más de 10 años estar en este negocio, pues ella poco a poco ha ido invirtiendo en esta actividad que ha sido una de sus más grandes fuentes de ingresos para su familia, ya que disfruta mucho de hablar con sus clientes. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de electrodomésticos, sabanas, toallas y bolsos. Ella desea aumentar sus ventas para mejorar la vida escolar de sus hijos.

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
  • 60
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Zenelia Elvira purchase appliances, linens, towels, and bags.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 19, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011