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Gloria Del Carmen
Gloria works making backpacks and has been in the business for seven years, which is why this isn’t the first time that she has received a loan. The loans have been of great help to her business, which is why she is always looking for a way to defray her household expenses. She is a very enterprising woman and she has gotten ahead, even with all of the difficulties that she has faced. The loan that she is requesting is for the purchase of zippers, thread, straps, scissors, and other necessary items. She always puts a lot of effort into her work to do her best.
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La señora Gloria se dedica a la elaboración de mochilas, tiene mucho tiempo con este negocio desde hace 7 años, por lo que no es la primera vez que realiza financiamientos pues han sido de gran ayuda con su negocio. Por lo que siempre está buscando la forma de sufragar los gastos de su hogar, ella es una mujer muy emprendedora y que ha salido adelante con todas las dificultades que ha enfrentado. Este crédito que solicita es para la compra de zipper, hilos, tirantes, tijera entre otras cosas necesarias. Pues siempre está esforzándose para lograr mucho empeño en su actividad.

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
  • 39
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,402,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Gloria Del Carmen working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 20, 2010
Sep 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2011