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Herika Liset
Mrs. Herika started her business 8 years ago when she was married and her husband was earning little salary. It was then that she began providing a sewing service. Then as she learned to develop and tailor dresses for children and ladies and repairs of all types of business suits, she manufactured them and put them up for sale and then was investing in more goods and selling them to her customers. With the financing obtained she has managed to improve her business and home and now has a greater clientele.

The loan she is requesting will be used to purchase fabrics, zippers, needles, scissors, thread, pins, among others.
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La señora Herika comenzó su negocio hace unos 8 Años cuando se casó y su esposo devengaba poco salario, fue así que se dedico a brindar el servicio de costura, entonces como ella aprendió a elaborar y confeccionar trajes de niños, de señoras y reparaciones de todo tipo de trajes de vestir, ella los fabricaba y los ponía a la venta y luego fue invirtiendo en mas mercadería y vendiéndola a sus clientes, con los financiamientos obtenidos ella ha logrado mejorar su negocio y su vivienda, ahora tiene una mayor clientela. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de telas, zipper, agujas, tijeras, hilos alfileres 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
  • 53
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Herika Liset to purchase fabrics, zippers, needles, scissors, thread, pins, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013