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Marlene Del Socorro
Marlene Del Socorro runs a gym for a living. She has been doing this for more than 12 years. She has two children and she is a very dedicated mother, who enjoys providing for her children. She is requesting the loan to buy weights and machines for her gym. She is a very enterprising person and one of her greatest challenges is having enough time for her other business where she sells general goods. Marlene has to split her time between looking after the gym and selling her products.
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Marlene Del Socorro se dedica a brindar el servicio de gimnasio, tiene más de 12 años en esta actividad. Ella tiene 2 hijos bajo su cargo. Es una madre muy dedicada y disfruta de brindarles lo necesario. Ella está solicitando el crédito para la compra de pesas, maquinas para su gimnasio. Ella es una persona muy emprendedora uno de sus mayores desafíos ha sido el tener tiempo para su otro negocio que es la venta de mercadería en general, Marlene tiene que dividir su tiempo para cuidar el gimnasio y además ofrecer sus productos.

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
  • 50
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Marlene Del Socorro to buy weights and machines for her gym.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 27, 2011
Nov 3, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012