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Petrona Yojana
Yojana Petrona is 43 years old and runs a grocery store. She has owned this business for more than nine years. Yojana is a very entrepreneurial woman who enjoys her work. She has always enjoyed interacting with her custoemrs since most of them are her neighbors, friends and family members.

Yojana requires this loan to buy candies, soft drinks, bread, basic grains, paper and other products. Her dream is to have a well-stocked store and to have available everything that her customers need so that they always find what they are looking for. Yojana's customers are very important to her. She always tries to provide them with the best service she can and tries to make them feel important. In this way, she has managed to attract a lot of customers and every day they request more of her products.
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Yojana Petrona tiene 43 años, su actividad económica es una pulpería. Desde hace mas de 9 años que tiene este negocio, ella ha sido una mujer muy emprendedora que disfruta de su actividad económica, por lo que siempre le ha gustado relacionarse con sus clientes ya que la mayoría son sus vecinos, amigos y familiares. El motivo del crédito es para la compra de golosinas, refrescos, pan, granos básicos, refrescos, papel y más productos. Su sueño es ver su tienda abastecida y contar con lo necesario para que los clientes siempre encuentren lo que buscan. Para él lo más importante son sus clientes siempre se preocupa por brindarles el mejor servicio y de hacerlos sentir que son importantes, de esta forma ha logrado una clientela muy grande y cada día le demandan más 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
  • 60
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Petrona Yojana to buy candies, soft drinks, bread, basic grains, paper and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2011
May 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013