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Maria Auxiliadora
María Auxiliadora, 36, has been selling general merchandise for over four years. She has always sought ways to earn her daily bread. She is a woman with an enterprising spirit and every one of her customers enjoys Maria’s good humor. She works selling clothes, helped by her two children, door to door both in the city and in some of the outlying areas.

She is asking for the loan for working capital to buy shirts, pants, skirts and shoes. Her greatest dream is to meet every customer’s need.
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La Señora Maria Auxiliadora tiene 36 años. Hace más de 4 años que se dedica a la comercialización de mercadería en general. Por lo que siempre ha buscado como ganarse el alimento diario. Es una Señora con espíritu emprendedor y cada uno de sus clientes disfruta del buen humor de Maria. En la comercialización de ropa, es ayudada por sus 2 hijos, ya que entrega a domicilio la mercadería, tanto en la ciudad como en algunas comarcas. Ella solicita este financiamiento para capital de trabajo para la compra de camisas, pantalones, faldas y calzado. El mayor sueño que ella tiene es satisfacer la demanda de cada uno 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
  • 30
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,395,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Maria Auxiliadora to buy clothing and shoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 18, 2011
Mar 11, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 18, 2011