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Petrona De Los Angeles
Petrona De Los Ángeles is 32 years old and has one child under her care. She sells clothing and also manages a store. Petrona has been in business for more than six years. She is a very responsible woman who is devoted to her family, so she always enjoys working hard. Petrona went on her own by selling trousers, shirts, and undergarments in the region where she started her business.

The loan she requested will be used as operating capital to purchase shirts, trousers, skirts, undergarments, and suits. Her wish is to establish her own shop.

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Petrona De Los Ángeles tiene 32 años. Tiene 1 hijo que está a su cargo. Su actividad económica es la venta de ropa, pues tambien tiene su pulperia. Petrona tiene más de 6 años que se dedica a esta actividad. Ella es una mujer muy responsable y dedicada con su familia, por lo que siempre le ha gustado trabajar muy fuerte. Inicio por cuenta propia ya que empezó vendiendo pantalones, camisas y ropa interior por lo que ofrecía sus productos en una comarca, fue aquí en donde inicio con este negocio. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de camisetas, pantalones, faldas, ropa interior y trajes. Su deseo es establecer su propia tienda.

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,767,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Petrona De Los Angeles operating capital to purchase shirts, trousers, skirts, undergarments, and suits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 31, 2011
Feb 4, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 22, 2012