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Alba Luz
Alba Luz is a pastry maker. She’s been in business for over 12 years. She is a very dedicated woman who enjoys her work. All through her life, Alba has worked hard to provide her family with necessary comforts so she currently works every day.

She enjoys making cakes, pies, semitas, picos, and bocadillos (types of pastry and rolls), among others. Although it’s often difficult for her to please customers that make complicated requests, in the end she always manages to do so.

This loan is to buy flour, eggs, food coloring and tools, among others.
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Alba Luz se dedica a la elaboración de repostería. Desde hace más de 12 años, es una persona muy entregada y disfruta de su negocio. Alba a lo largo de su vida ha trabajado mucho para poder brindarle a su familia las comodidades necesarias, actualmente ella realiza su trabajo todos los días pues. A ella le gusta mucho trabajar en la elaboración de sus queques, pasteles, semitas, picos, bocadillos entre otros, aunque siempre le es difícil lograr complacer a sus clientes que le solicitan encargos muy complicados, pero los termina logrando. Este crédito es para la compra de harina, huevos, colorantes, herramientas entre otros.

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
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,759,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Alba Luz to buy flour, eggs, food coloring and tools, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2011
May 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013