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Jacoba Bacilia
Jacoba Bacilia is a 46-year-old mother. She works providing transportation service and she looks for a way to get ahead with her business. She has a wide variety of customers and she started the business because of her father. She is a very calm person and likes talking with her customers. She is requesting her first loan in order to invest in her business, purchasing tires, spare parts, and tools, among other items. She is very dedicated to her family and is always willing to help those in need. The people who know her consider her to be a very calm and responsible woman.
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Jacoba Bacilia es una madre de familia de 46 años. Ella se dedica a brindar el servicio de transporte, ella busca la forma de salir adelante con su negocio, tiene una gran variedad de clientes, pues este negocio lo inicio por su Papa ella es una persona muy tranquila y que disfruta de hablar con sus clientes. Se ha visto en la necesidad de solicitar por primera vez un crédito con el objetivo de invertir en su negocio para la compra llantas, repuestos herramientas entre otros. Ella es una persona bastante entregada a su familia y que siempre está dispuesta a ayudar a los que la necesitan. Las personas que le conocen le consideran una mujer tranquila y responsable.

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
  • 42
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Jacoba Bacilia to buy tires, spare parts, tools, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012