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Guadalupe Maradiaga
Guadalupe, 43 years old, is single with two children of 2 and 6 years of age. As her work she makes piñatas, having had the business for eighteen years. Her business is located in the locality's market. It developed due to the need to have an income in order to have a decent means of living. Her dream is to raise her two young children to be good people socially and intellectually. She needs the funding to buy material with which to make the piñatas like: earthenware jars, paper, glue, glitter, sequins, crepe paper, and cardboard, among other items.
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Guadalupe de 43 años de edad, soltera con dos hijos de 2 y seis años de edad, su actividad económica es la elaboración de piñatas, tiempo de tener el negocio 18 años, negocio lo tiene ubicado en el mercado de la localidad, el negocio surgió por la necesidad de tener un ingreso para tener un medio de vida digno, su sueños es llegar a formar a sus dos pequeños hijos para que sean personas de bien en lo social y en intelectual. El financiamiento lo necesita para comprar material para la elaboración de piñatas como: tinajas, papelillo, pega, escarcha, lentejuelas, papel crepe, cartón, entre otros.

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
  • 37
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Guadalupe Maradiaga to buy earthenware jars, paper, glue, glitter, sequins, crepe paper, and cardboard, among other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 5, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013