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Carmen Maria
Carmen María is 34, married, and lives in León.

This entrepreneur has two businesses: sewing, and selling cell phone accessories such as chips and cases, as well as several models of cell phone, at a stand located in her home. She has several years experience doing this.

She wants the loan in order to buy a variety of fabrics, as well as cell phone accessories.
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La señora Carmen María de 34 años de edad, casada, del domicilio de león, esta emprendedora se dedica a dos negocios como es la costura, y venta de accesorios de celulares, chip, carcasa y varios modelos de celulares en un kiosco ubicado en su casa de habitación experiencia desde hace varios años
El financiamiento lo quiere para invertir en la compra de telas variadas, y accesorios de celulares

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,768,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Carmen Maria to buy a variety of fabrics, as well as cell phone accessories.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2012
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 18, 2013