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Martha Del Socorro
Cándida is 43, married, and has three children, who are now adults and totally independent of her.

She sells general merchandise from her home. She started her business 17 years ago because of the need to earn income for supporting her children.

She is applying for this loan in order to buy merchandise such as pants, shorts, T-shirts, towels, socks, shoes, underwear, women's dress and casual blouses, as well as other items.
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Cándida de 43 años de edad, casada, con tres hijos ya adultos totalmente independiente de ella, tiene por actividad económica la venta de mercadería en general ubicada en su casa de habitación, inicio su negocio desde hace 17 años por la necesidad de obtener ingresos para el sustento de sus hijos. Ella está Solicitando el financiamiento para la compra de mercadería como: pantalones, short, camisetas, toallas, calcetines, zapatos, ropa interior, blusas de vestir y sport de mujer entre otras.

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
  • 74
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,787,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,275 helped Martha Del Socorro to buy pants, shorts, T-shirts, towels, socks, shoes, underwear, women's casual and dress blouses, as well as other items.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2012
Jul 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 7, 2012