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Clarisa Guillermina
Clarisa Guillermina is 64 years old and has a business providing dressmaking services. Her business is very popular with the people in her town as she makes the best garments at very good prices. She also uses excellent-quality fabric.

Clarisa Guillermina is a very hard-working woman who is always ahead of the competition. For this reason, she requested a loan to buy fabric, thread, scissors, lace, embroidered fabric, buttons, fasteners, etc. In this way, she is growing her business and she trusts that in the future she will be able to provide her family with a better life.
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Clarisa Guillermina de 64 años, posee el negocio de brindar los servicios de costura, la cual es muy visitada por las personas de la localidad pues ella realiza las mejores prendas a muy buenos precios, además ocupa tela de excelente calidad. Ella es una mujer muy trabajadora siempre está al frente de su competencia. Es por eso que solicito un crédito para la compra de telas, hilos, tijeras, encajes, bordados, botones, sierres entre otros. De esta forma ella está haciendo crecer el negocio y tiene la confianza de que en algún futuro lograra darle a su familia una vida mejor.

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
  • 35
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Clarisa Guillermina to buy fabric, thread, scissors, lace, embroidered material, buttons and fasteners.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2011
Jul 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012