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Marta Heliodora
Martha Heliodora has a grocery store. She has had this business for over 8 years. She has done some remodeling in her home, where she offers a large variety of products to her customers. She started her business with her own effort. She is also an elementary school teacher. This loan is for the purchase of candies, drinks, basic grains, bread, detergents, soups and canned goods. She dreams of her business continuing to grow bit by bit.
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Martha Heliodora tiene su actividad que es una pulpería. Hace más de 8 años que tiene este negocio, le ha realizado ciertas remodelaciones a su vivienda en donde les ofrece a sus clientes una gran variedad de productos. Su negocio lo comenzó con esfuerzo propio, pues también es maestra de educación primaria. El motivo del financiamiento es para la compra de golosinas, refrescos, granos básicos, pan, detergentes, sopas y enlatados. Sueña con seguir creciendo poco a poco con su negocio.

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
  • 66
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Marta Heliodora to purchase candy, drinks, basic grains, bread, detergents, soups and canned goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 25, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012