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Maria Guadalupe

Update on Maria Guadalupe

Maria Guadalupe is 24 years old. Her activity is selling general merchandise. She has been in the business for more than 2 years. She is raising one child and is always looking for a way to get her family ahead. She has always been a very responsible woman and most of her customers know that she always tries to make them happy. She goes out every day to sell her products and that is why she is asking for this loan to buy perfume, treatment, underwear, creams, and general clothing.
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Maria Guadalupe tiene 24 años su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general. Tiene más de 2 años en este negocio, ella tiene 1 hijo menor de edad a su cargo por lo que siempre busca la manera de sacar adelante a su familia. Ella siempre ha sido una mujer muy responsable la mayoría de sus clientes saben que siempre busca la forma de complacerlos. Ella sale todo los días a ofrecer sus productos, es por eso que solicita este crédito para la compra de perfumes, tratamientos, ropa interior, cremas, ropa en general.

Previous Loan Details

Maria Guadalupe works selling general merchandise and has had this business for more than three years. This is not the first time that she is requesting a loan because it has been an alternative means of getting ahead with her business. She began this means of living due to the need to generate... More from Maria Guadalupe's previous loan »

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,754,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maria Guadalupe to buy perfume, treatments, underwear, creams, and general clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 22, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012