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Juana Francisca
Juana Francisca has a business selling various products. She also has more than 17 years of experience providing milling services. Juana begins her work very early at 5am and continues through 6pm. She grinds corn and cacao, and also sells curds, cheese, wheat and other products.

This loan will be used to buy motors and to pay for maintenance of a few motors that she already owns. Her dream is to expand her business each day.

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Juana Francisca tiene su negocio que es la venta de productos varios. Hace más de 17 años que se dedica a brindar el servicio de molino. Ella tiene que empezar su labor desde muy temprano desde las 5 de la mañana hasta las 6 de la tarde pues llegan a moler maíz, cacao, carne, cuajada, queso, trigo entre otros. El financiamiento es para la compra de motores y además proporcionarle mantenimiento a algunos motores que necesita. Ella sueña con agrandar su negocio 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
  • 53
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Juana Francisca to purchase motors for her grain mills and to pay for maintenance of the existing motors.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2011
Aug 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012