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Flora Del Carmen
Flora del Carmen is 64 years old. She is from the city of Managua. She makes a living selling pigs—which she has been doing for 31 years. She learned the business from her father who worked doing the same thing. With the course of time he left her in charge of the business.

At present she has demonstrated her abilities in the business. Thanks to her hard work and tenacity she has been able to invest in her business with the purchase of a truck to transport the pigs.

She is asking for this loan in order to buy pigs to sell them to her current and future customers.
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Flora del Carmen de 64 años de edad, del municipio de managua tiene por actividad economica la venta de cerdos , en el cual tiene 31 años de experiencia, el negocio lo aprendio de su padre el cual se dedicaba a la actividad y con el tiempo se le dejo a su hija para que se hiciera cargo del negocio, en la actualidad ella ha demostrado su capacidad en el negocio, gracias a su esfuerzo y tenacidad, el cual le ha permito invertir en e negocio como es la compra de un camion para transportar los cerdos, el financiamiento lo quiere para comprar cerdos y venderlos a sus clientes fijos y eventuales

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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Flora Del Carmen to buy pigs to sell them to current and future customers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013