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Rosa Olivia
Rosa Olivia owns a store and has earned her living in this manner for more than 22 years. She started this business because she needed to cover the daily expenses of her household. Rosa has six children, but only three are still under her care. Through her own initiative, she has been able to succeed in her business. Her goal is to grow each day so that her business is more profitable and more secure in its operation. Rosa is a mother who is very organized and hardworking.

This loan will be used to buy basic grains, detergents, candy, soft drinks, bread, and soups.

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Rosa Olivia tiene su pulpería, tiene más de 22 años de tener este medio de vida. Ella inicio este negocio por la necesidad de sufragar los gastos diarios de su hogar, tiene 6 hijos y solamente 3 están bajo su cargo. Con iniciativa propia es que ha logrado salir adelante con su negocio, Su meta es apoyar su crecimiento para cada día ganar más rentabilidad y muy seguramente lo logrará, porque es una madre de familia, muy organizada y trabajadora. El financiamiento es para la compra de granos básicos, detergentes, golosinas, refrescos, pan y sopas.

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
  • 47
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,238,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Rosa Olivia to purchase basic grains, detergents, candy, soft drinks, bread, and soups.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 13, 2011
Jun 12, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 16, 2012