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Teodora V. is 54 years old. She has been buying and selling shrimp for a living for more than 12 years now and she has always been a very responsible person. She enjoys this business as it is her livelihood. She leaves early every day to sell her product. She has various customers that treat her well and are always requesting the good quality product that she offers.

She is requesting a loan to buy shrimp in larger quantities, as she already has many orders. In the future she would like to have a store in her house and continue to grow her business.
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V. Teodora tiene 54 años, su actividad económica es la compra y venta de camarones. Hace más de 12 años que tiene este negocio, por lo que siempre ha sido una persona muy responsable, ella disfruta de este negocio, por lo que ha sido su medio de vida, por lo que sale todos los días muy temprano a vender sus productos ella tiene varios clientes que siempre están solicitando la buena calidad que ofrece y también el buen trato que obtiene por medio de sus clientes. Ella solicita este financiamiento para la compra de camarones en grandes cantidades pues ya tiene muchos pedidos. Para un futuro le gustaría establecer una pulpería en su vivienda y además seguir creciendo con su 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
  • 61
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Teodora to purchase shrimp in larger quantities.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 22, 2010
Jul 27, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011