Maria Isabel is 49 years old. She makes and sells food out of her humble home. She has always enjoyed cooking and making delicious platters, since she also had to take care of her five children, who now work independently. This is not the first time that she has taken out a loan with the Foundation, since she has been a very responsible client. She is pleased with this new loan for ingredients for cooking food, such as rice, beans, sugar, oil, fruits, and meats. Her goal is to improve the condition of her store.
La señora Maria Isabel tiene 49años. Ella se dedica a la elaboración y venta de comida y esta ubicada en su humilde vivienda, por lo que siempre le ha gustado cocinar y realizar deliciosos platillos, ya que también tenía que mantener a sus tiene 5 hijos, que actualmente trabajan de manera independiente. Pues no es la primera vez que realiza financiamientos con Fundación por lo que ha sido una cliente muy responsable. Se siente contenta con este nuevo financiamiento para la elaboración de sus comidas como arroz, frijoles, azúcar aceite, frutas y carnes. Ella tiene la meta de mejorar las condiciones de su loca.
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).