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Hilaria is 65 years old widow with seven children who are independent. She has a grocery store where sells general merchandise. In addition she has an investment in a taxi that belonged to her husband. She still manages this business. Hilaria is a responsible worker. That is why her customer base has grown and with it their needs. She is asking for a loan for working capital. With this loan she will buy basic grocery items such as rice, oil, sugar, beans, salt, bread, eggs and cheese as well as other items. Her dreams and goals are to continue working as long as her health permits, save for the future and have resources for the future and to not be dependent on anyone.
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Hilaria de 65 años de edad , viuda, con siete hijos todos independientes, tiene por actividad económica una pulpería, también vende mercadería en general , y cuenta con los ingresos de un taxi que era de su esposo el cual hoy en día ella lo administra, Hilaria siempre ha sido trabajadora responsable, en la actualidad su clientes ha crecido y su demanda también por lo tanto esta solicitando el financiamiento para invertir en capital de trabajo , con el financiamiento comprara productos de consumo diario como: arroz, aceite, azúcar, frijoles, sal, pan, huevos, queso, cuajada, entre otros. Sus sueños y metas son seguir trabajando hasta donde su salud se lo permita y de dicha ahorrar para el futuro y tener una fuente de ingresos el día de mañana y no depender de nadie.

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
  • 45
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Hilaria to buy rice, oil, sugar, beans, salt, bread, eggs, cheese and other grocery items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2012
Aug 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013