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Alba Marina
Alba Marina is 56 years old and runs a stationery store. She has been a client of Fundación León 2000 for a long time and she feels very happy because the loans have been a great help to her. She started out in this business because she needed to cover her household expenses as she didn't have a stable job. Through this business, she has been able to support her family.

Alba Marina will use this loan to buy pencils, paper, card, colored pencils, erasers, rulers and composition books.
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Alba Marina tiene 56 años, su actividad es una librería. Ella tiene mucho tiempo de ser cliente de Fundación León 2000, por lo que se siente muy bien ya que los créditos han sido de gran ayuda. Inicio este medio de vida por la necesidad de sufragar los gastos del hogar, ya que no tenía un trabajo estable y con este negocio ha logrado mantener a su familia. El crédito es para la compra de lápices, hojas, cartulinas, lápices de colores, borrador, reglas y cuadernos.

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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,366,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Alba Marina to buy pencils, paper, card, colored pencils, erasers, rulers and composition books.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 2, 2011
Jul 7, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012