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Mariana Del Socorro
Mariana del Socorro is 60 years old and she has a grocery store and she also sells caramel. She lives with her young son. She is a very hard working person and she learned this business with her parents’ help. This is how Mariana slowly established her own business and how she learned the work. She requests a loan to purchase sweets, bags, cinnamon, cups, firewood, cooking pots and other products. This will help her become ready to meet the demand. Her goal is to make her business grow and to support her son so that he will have all that he needs and to be able to start school.
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Mariana Del Socorro tiene 60 años, se dedica a una pulpería y venta de cajetas, vive con su hijo que es menor de edad. Es una persona muy trabajadora este negocio lo aprendió con el apoyo de sus padres fue así que poco a poco Mariana decide establecer su propio negocio y realizar esta actividad. Ella está solicitando un préstamo para la compra de dulces, bolsas, canela,vasos,leña, casuelas entre otros productos. Así le da la oportunidad de estar preparada para atender la demanda. Su objetivo es crecer en el negocio y ayudar a su hijo para tenga todo lo necesario y también pueda iniciar ya sus estudios.

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,756,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Mariana Del Socorro to purchase sweets, bags, cinnamon, cups, firewood adn other products for her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 31, 2011
Apr 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012