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Nora Maria
Nora Maria is 23. She has been selling cosmetics for the last 4 years. She started this business with her sisters, who used to work in this field and who taught Nora this trade. She is hardworking and enjoys her work. She will use the loan to buy stock, including lipstick, creams, and perfumes. She wants to increase her business.
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Nora Maria tiene 23 años, su actividad es la venta de cosméticos. Hace más de 4 años que tiene este negocio. Ella inicio este negocio por sus hermanas que anteriormente trabajaban en este tipo de actividad con el paso del tiempo fue le lograron enseñar a Nora este tipo de trabajo digno. Ella es una persona muy trabajadora y disfruta de esta actividad. El motivo del financiamiento es para la compra de materia prima lápiz labial, cremas, perfumes, entre otras cosas. Sueña con incrementar su negocio.

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
  • 63
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Nora Maria working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2010
Dec 11, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2011