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Juana Aristina
Juana Aristina is 22-years-old. She runs a general store. Everyday she gets up early and works from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. so that her customers can buy her products. She's had this business for more than 3 years. She began with only a few products, but they were the most essential for her customers. Little by little she stocked up her small store and established her home. She will use this loan to buy rice, drinks, sugar, oil, candy, detergent, and juice. She dreams of increasing her income and improving her home.
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Juana Aristina tiene 22 años, su actividad económica es una pulpería. Por lo que todos los días se levanta temprano desde la 8 de la mañana hasta las 9 de la noche por lo que sus clientes llegan a comprar los productos que ofrece Tiene más de 3 años que se dedica a este negocio ella comenzó a comprar muy pocos productos, pero eran lo que sus clientes le solicitaban de primera necesidad. Poco a poco surtió su pequeña tienda y la estableció en su vivienda. El financiamiento lo va utilizar para comprar arroz, bebidas, azúcar, aceite, golosinas, detergentes y jugos. Ella sueña con mejorar sus ingresos y además proporcionarle mejoras a su vivienda.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Juana Aristina working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 10, 2010
Sep 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2011