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Celsa Francisca
Celsa Francisca has a lot of customers who come to order different clothes from her. She has been in this business for 25 years and it hasn't been easy. She started off with very little capital but her business is very important to her as every day she worries about improving her family's standard of living. She has to get up early to carry out the different tasks that she has pending. This loan will be used to buy fabric, needles, scissors, thread, etc. She dreams of improving the quality of the clothes that she offers.
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Celsa Francisca es una mujer que tiene muchos clientes y siempre llegan a solicitarle diferentes prendas de vestir. Hace más de 25 años que tiene este negocio, por lo que ha sido muy difícil lograr obtener este medio de vida. Ella dio inicio con muy poco capital, pues es muy importante es por su familia la razón por la que se preocupa por mejorar su condiciones de vida todos los días sabe que tiene que levantarse temprano para realizar los diferentes encargo que tiene pendiente de realizar. Este crédito es para la compra de tela, agujas, tijera, hilos, entre otras cosas. Sueña con mejorar la calidad de sus prendas.

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
  • 74
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,787,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Celsa Francisca working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2010
Nov 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2011