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Maxima Maria
Máxima Maria is 36 years old. Her economic activity is selling cosmetics. She is seeking a way to live and pay her household expenses. She started this business with her own money, since she has been able to get ahead with a lot of hard work. She decided to offer certain products such as creams and colognes. Most of her customers gave her good publicity because she is a good saleswoman. That is why she is asking for this loan for working capital. She will buy powders, creams, nail polish, and lipsticks. She dreams of having her own store where she can offer her products.
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Máxima Maria tiene 36 años, su actividad económica es la venta de cosméticos. Pues busca la forma de sobrevivir para sufragar los gastos de su hogar. Ella dio inicio a este negocio con fondos propios, ya que con mucho esfuerzo ha logrado salir adelante, pues fue así que decide ofrecer ciertos productos como cremas, colonias y así la mayoría de de sus clientes le hicieron la fama que ella es una excelente vendedora. Es por eso que solicita este financiamiento para capital de trabajo pues así comprara talcos, cremas, pintura de uñas, pinturas de labios. Sueña con tener su propia tienda en donde ofrezca sus productos.

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
  • 56
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,430,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Maxima Maria to buy powders, creams, nail polish, and lipsticks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 24, 2012