Ana María is 50 years old and married. This is not the first loan she has taken out. Her business is running a small grocery store, which she has done for more than 10 years. Her business is located in her home, and every day she receives new customers, as well as customers who are her neighbors. She is always hoping to build a location for another type of business. She is requesting this loan to purchase staple goods like firewood, candies, natural sodas, and other items.
Ana María tiene la edad de 50 años, su estado civil es casada. Por lo que no es la primera experiencia de financiamientos que ha obtenido. La actividad económica es pulpería hace mas de 10 años que se dedica a este negocio. La ubicación de su negocio es en su vivienda, pues diariamente recibe a nuevos clientes y a clientes que son sus vecinos. Siempre está deseando construir un local para establecer otro tipo de negocio. ella solicita este negocio para la compra de materia prima como leña, golosinas, refrescos naturales y otras cosas.
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).