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Maria Mercedes
Maria Mercedes has a business selling plastic products. This is not the first time she’s had the opportunity to receive a loan, for which she is very grateful. This is a woman who has gone through many difficulties in life, but has known how to overcome them. Currently, she requests a loan to purchase forks, bags, glasses, plates, and other items, since during this season customer demand is high.
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Maria Mercedes tiene su negocio que es la venta de productos plásticos, esta no es la primera vez que se le brinda la oportunidad de obtener un financiamiento, por lo que se siente muy contenta. Es una mujer que ha pasado por muchas dificultades en su vida, pero ha sabido sobrellevarlas. Ahora solicita este crédito para la compra de tenedores, bolsas, vasos, platos, entre otros pues en esta temporada recibe mucha demanda de parte de sus clientes.

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

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Maria Mercedes working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 15, 2010
Dec 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2011