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Lydia Junieth
Ms. Lydia Junieth sells general merchandise. She has three children who attend primary school, and the reason she has this business is in order to support her household. She goes out selling everyday, distributing her products. She goes out very early because her different customers live far apart from one another.

Besides tending to her business, at home she takes the opportunity to tend to the needs of her family. Her dream is to be able to expand her business. Right now she needs this loan in order to buy shoes, cosmetics, clothing, and sheets. She and her husband are very responsible people who are always ready to work in order to fill their orders.
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La Señora Lydia Junieth se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general, tiene 3 hijos que asisten a escuela primaria y para poder sustentar su hogar es que ella tiene este negocio. Ella sale a vender todos los días a distribuir sus productos, ella sale muy temprano por lo que sus diferentes clientes viven en lugares muy lejanos, además de estar atendiendo su negocio en casa aprovecha para atender las necesidades de su familia. Su sueño es poder ampliar su negocio, ahora necesita el crédito para comprar zapatos, cosméticos, ropa y sabanas. Ella y su esposo son personas responsables que siempre están dispuestos a trabajar para cumplir con sus pedidos.

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
  • 56
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,430,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Lydia Junieth to buy shoes, cosmetics, clothing, and sheets.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 28, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 22, 2012