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Norma Del Socorro
Norma Del Socorro is 45 years old. She divides her time between her household chores and her small business. She has a small grocery store in her home where she sells products such as rice, sugar, noodles, oil and many other things besides. She started out with the help of her mom who taught her the business so that she could help her family get ahead. She managed to accomplish this with a lot of sacrifice and effort. She plans to use this loan to increase her business capital and would like to buy items for the Christmas period which is approaching such as sweets, cookies, drinks, juices, etc. She is grateful for the opportunity which she is being given with this loan and pledges to make her repayments in a timely manner.
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Norma Del Socorro tiene 45 años. Norma alterna su actividad del hogar con la pequeña negocio, ella tiene en su domicilio una pequeña pulpería donde expende productos como arroz, azúcar, fideos, aceite y muchas cosas más. Inicio fue con la ayuda de su Mama quien le enseño este negocio para que ella pudiera sacar adelante a su familia y logro hacerlo con mucho sacrificio y esmero. Con este préstamo que espera ella invertirá el dinero para aumentar el capital del negocio y desea comprar para esta época navideña que se está acercando dulces, galletas, bebidas, jugos entre otras cosas etc. Ella encuentra agradecida por la oportunidad brindada mediante este medio y así mismo se compromete a cumplir con el pago correspondiente.

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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,366,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Norma Del Socorro working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 8, 2010
Nov 5, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012