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Juana Fidelia
Juana Fidelina is 56 years old, widowed, and has six grown children. She manages a store in order to earn a living and also sells cosmetics from her home. Juana has 10 years of experience in running her businesses. She started her businesses out of necessity in order to survive and have a means of supporting herself.

With this loan she will buy everyday consumer products such as rice, sugar, soap, bread, cheese, “tiste” (a traditional Nicaraguan beverage made from corn and cacao), coffee grounds, “chicha” (another traditional beverage made from corn), barley, fruit, vegetables, and other items.

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Juana Fidelina de 56 años de edad, con 6 hijos mayores de edad, viuda, tiene por actividad económica una pulpería y venta de cosméticos la cual la tiene ubicada en su casa de habitación, experiencia que tiene en el negocio 10 años, la cual inicio como una necesidad para sobrevivir y tener un medio de subsistencia, con el financiamiento comprara productos de consumo diario como: arroz, azúcar, jabón, pan, queso, tiste, posos, chicha, cebada, frutas, verduras, 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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Juana Fidelia to buy merchandise for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 31, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013