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Lilliam Victoria

Update on Lilliam Victoria

Lilliam, 36, considers herself to be a very cheerful person who enjoys her work and is very supportive. She started this line of work eleven years ago. The loan she’s requesting is to buy purses, footwear, perfume, clothing in general, watches and laminated gold jewelry.

This investment will help her to buy a variety of products. In addition, her income will be good and she’ll be able to help her children go to school.

Her dream is to enlarge her locale to increase clientele and sell more because she needs to have higher income because at present it’s insufficient to support her children.
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Lilliam tiene 36 años, inicio se considera una persona muy alegre que le gusta su trabajo y es muy solidaria. Desde hace 11 años que inicio este medio de vida, el financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de bolsos, calzado, perfumes, ropa en general, reloj y prendas de oro laminado. Esta inversión le va a ayudar para comprar variedad de productos, además sus ingresos van a ser buenos y podrá ayudar a sus hijos para que estudien. Su sueño es ampliar su local para aumentar su clientela y vender más ya que necesita tener mayores ingresos porque al momento no le alcanza para mantener a sus hijos.

Previous Loan Details

Lilliam Victoria is 36 years old, married and has 2 dependent children. She works selling general merchandise. She has been working in this business for 10 years. With the help of her husband who has given her his support, she has improved their income enough to provide for their daily necessi... More from Lilliam Victoria'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
  • 59
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Lilliam Victoria to buy purses, footwear, perfume, clothing in general, watches and pieces of laminated gold jewelry.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 7, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012