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Maria De Los Angeles
María De Los Ángeles sells refreshments. She’s been in this business for over 12 years. She has done well with the little income she earns through this activity. She learned this type of business from her mother and as time went by María managed to run it to provide her family with daily income.

This loan is to buy snacks, bread, cookies, soft drinks, ice, bags, enchiladas and fried banana chips. She dreams with successfully raising her two minor children who are in her care.
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Maria De Los Ángeles se dedica a la venta de refrescos. Tiene más de 12 años con este negocio, le ha ido muy bien con los pocos ingresos que ha obtenido por medio de la actividad. Fue con su Madre que ella aprendió este tipo de negocio y fue con el paso del tiempo que Maria logro adminístralo para proporcionarle a su familia los ingresos de cada día. Este financiamiento es para la compra de golosinas, pan, galletas, refrescos, hielo, bolsitas, enchiladas y tajadas. Sueña con sacar adelante a sus dos hijos que están menores de edad a su cargo.

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
  • 61
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Maria De Los Angeles to buy snacks, bread, cookies, soft drinks, ice, bags, enchiladas and fried banana chips.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2011
Apr 30, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2012