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Maria De Los Angeles
Maria De Los Ángeles is 47 years old. She has two children under her care.

She has been selling clothes for over 16 years. She obtained this business when she was very young because she had to support her family. She decided to be tenacious. It was her own effort that helped her so that her children would be able to go to school.

The loan she is requesting is for working capital to buy pants, shirts, skirts, dresses, and suits.
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Maria De Los Ángeles tiene 47 años. Es madre de 2 hijos a su cargo. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es la venta de ropa. Hace más de 16 años que se dedica a esta actividad. Obtuvo este negocio desde muy joven ya que, tenía que mantener a su familia y decidió luchar, con esfuerzo propio ya que esto le ayudo para que sus hijos pudieran estudiar y aspirar por otros niveles académicos. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo para la compra de pantalones, camisas, faldas, vestidos y trajes.

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 Maria De Los Angeles to buy pants, shirts, skirts, dresses, and suits.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 24, 2011
Jul 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012