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Karla Maria
Karla María, 29, is an entrepreneur who started her own business selling general merchandise with much effort and with her own funds because she wanted to help her husband with household expenses and support their children together. Karla is asking for financing to buy a variety of clothes, sandals, men's and women's shirts and assorted cosmetics.
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Karla Maria 29 años de edad, es una emprendedora que inicio su negocio de venta de mercadería en general que con mucho esfuerzo y con fondos propios, ya que ella quería apoyar a su esposo en los gastos de la familia, y poder sacar a sus hijos a delante juntos. Karla está solicitando financiamiento para comprar variedad de ropa, sandalias, camisas de varón y de mujer, y variedad de cosméticos.

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
  • 51
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Karla Maria to buy a variety of clothes, sandals, men's and women's shirts and assorted cosmetics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 30, 2011
Jan 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012