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Maria Auxiliadora
Maria is a very responsible woman who enjoys her work; selling food. Her business, which is located within her own home, is visited by many customers who enjoy her many delicious dishes. She is always looking for new dishes to offer. Over time she has gained more experience and improved her business, but she needs more working capital. She will use the money from this loan to buy rice, sugar, cooking oil, beans, and fruits and vegetables, among other things.
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La señora Maria Auxiliadora es alguien responsable y disfruta de su trabajo, ella se dedica a la venta de comida, el negocio que está ubicado en su propia vivienda es visitado por muchos clientes que asisten a su local, en busca de los deliciosos platillos preparados por Maria, pues siempre está buscando nuevos platillos que ofrecer. Con el paso del tiempo Maria ha tenido experiencia y su negocio ha mejorado pero necesita más capital. Este el motivo del financiamiento para la compra de arroz, azúcar, aceite, frijoles, frutas verduras entre otras cosas.

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
  • 51
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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 $175 helped Maria Auxiliadora working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2010
Jun 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011