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Rosa Eligia
Rosa Eligia is 47 years old. This is not the first time that she has had loans; they have always been necessary in her life and her business. Her economic activity is preparing and selling spices. She has been in this business for more than 8 years, since she has to figure out how to deal with the expenses of her son's schooling. As time has passed, she has acquired more experience in the business and has improved communication with her customers. At this time she is asking for this loan to buy raw materials such as firewood, sugar, rice, seasonings and bags among other things. Her dream is for her children to finish their education.
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Rosa Eligia tiene 47 años. No es la primera vez que realiza financiamientos pues siempre son necesarios en su vida y negocio. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es la venta y elaboración de especies, por lo que tiene más de 8 años con este negocio, pues tiene que buscar como sufragar los gastos de los estudios de su hijo. Con el paso del tiempo ha logrado adquirir más experiencia en el negocio y mejorar la comunicación con sus clientes. Actualmente está solicitando este financiamiento para la compra de materia prima como leña, azúcar, arroz, saborizantes, bolsas entre otras cosas. sueña con que sus hijos finalicen sus estudios.

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
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Rosa Eligia working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2010
Jun 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011