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Ana Cecilia
Ana has a local store located in her house which she opened seven years ago. She accepts cash for her products, but also sells on credit. Trucks arrive to leave her products at her house, but she sometimes has to go to the market to look for what her customers request. She is the mother of two children who are under her care and they all go to school thanks to her unconditional support. Ana is requesting a new loan to invest in her business because her customers are demanding a variety of products. Despite the circumstances, she is a person that wants to move forward with her business, which is her only form of income.
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La señora Ana posee un negocio que es una pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación. Desde hace 7 años que inicio este medio de vida, ella vende sus productos de contado y al crédito, algunos camiones llegan a dejarle sus productos hasta su hogar, pero algunas veces ella tiene que ir hasta el mercado para buscar lo que sus clientes solicitan. es madre de dos hijos las cuales están a su cargo, todas ellas asisten al colegio gracias al apoyo incondicional de la mama , la señora está solicitando un nuevo financiamiento para invertirlo en su negocio ya que sus clientes están demandando diversidad de productos. A pesar de las circunstancias es una persona que quiere salir adelante con su negocio que es el único medio de ingresos que tiene.

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
  • 59
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,421,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Ana Cecilia working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 8, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012