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Carlota Del Carmen
Carlota Del Carmen is 53 years old. Her endeavor is the sale of beverages. She began this business more than 26 years ago. Her biggest challenge has been to keep her business active due to the fact that she has competition. However, with time she has obtained experience in treating her customers the way they want to be treated.

The loan she has requested is for the purchase of drinking straws, fruit and bags among other things. Her dream is to expand her business and improve each day.
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Carlota Del Carmen tiene 53 años, su actividad es la venta de refrescos. Tiene más de 26 años, que se dedica a este negocio. Su mayor desafío ha sido mantener su negocio activo, debido a que tiene competencia pero con el tiempo ha obtenido experiencia al tratar a sus clientes de la forma que ellos solicitan. El crédito que solicita es para la compra de pajillas, frutas, bolsas entre otras. Sueña con incrementar su negocio y mejorar cada día más.

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
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Carlota Del Carmen to purchase of drinking straws, fruit and bags among other things.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 27, 2011
Jul 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012