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Adela Maria
Adela Maria has a business selling donuts, cacao, and “semilla de jícaro” (a cold beverage made with milk, sugar, rice, and spices). This is not the first time that she has requested loans since they have been satisfactory for her business. With great effort, Adela was able to move forward with her activities. She knows her customers very well and is pleased to earn her livelihood in this manner. Her business is located outside of her home, next to the highway.

This loan will be used to purchase donuts, cacao, candy, “pinolillo” (a beverage made of corn and cacao), “semilla de jícaro”, bags, and other products.

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Adela Maria tiene su negocio que es la venta de rosquillas, cacao, semilla de jícaro. Esta no es la primera vez que solicita financiamientos, por lo que ha sido muy satisfactorio para su negocio. Con mucho esfuerzo propio ha logrado salir adelante en su actividad, pues conoce a sus clientes muy bien y se encuentra muy contenta con su medio de vida. En las afueras de vivienda, se encuentra ubicado su negocio a orillas de la carretera. Este financiamiento es para la compra de rosquillas, cacao, dulces, pinol, semilla de jícaro, bolsas entre otros 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
  • 54
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Adela Maria to purchase donuts, cacao, candy, “pinolillo”, “semilla de jícaro”, bags, and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 22, 2011
Mar 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012