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Lipsia Del Carmen
Ms. Lipsia Del Carmen is married and she runs a small general store in her house. She told us it is very satisfactory and that she can already count on a considerable number of customers, and that the earnings are quite satisfactory as well. Thanks to her husband's help they are getting by through their will, hard work and dedication. Thanks to her work and good management of her business she has now transformed her activity into a successful small business that is continuously growing. With the loan she is requesting she plans to buy products such as sweets, basic grains, bread and biscuits. She wishes to have a shop of her own.
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La Señora Lipsia Del Carmen es casada, tiene una pequeña pulpería ubicada en su vivienda ella nos dice que es muy gratificante ya que cuenta con una considerable cantidad de clientes y el ingreso es bastante satisfactorio. Con la ayuda de su esposo están saliendo adelante con voluntad, trabajo y dedicación. Con el trabajo y el buen manejo de su negocio hoy día se ha convertido en una microempresaria exitosa y en constante progreso. Y con este financiamiento planea comprar productos como golosinas, granos básicos, detergentes, pan y galletas. Su deseo es tener su propio 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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Lipsia Del Carmen to buy core products for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 24, 2010
Jun 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011