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Yurina De Los Angele
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Yurina S. U. has worked with the Fundación Leon Institution for three years, obtaining five loans total. She is the single mother of a little girl who lives with her relatives. She sells general merchandise and also works in conjunction with her father, a tailor, in the clothing business. She provides materials to her father, who creates the pieces that Yurina then sells. Additionally, she sells products such as cosmetics, underwear, gold-plated items, children's clothing, etc. With this financing, she intends to buy fabric and general supplies with the goal of offering a better selection now that a favorable time for commerce is approaching.

Translated from Spanish by Kara Gibson, Kiva volunteer.

La señora Yurina S. U. trabaja con nuestra institución desde hace tres años obteniendo cinco creditos, Ella es madre soltera tiene una niña tierna ella vive con familiares, ella se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general ademas trabaja en conjunto con su padre en la confección de ropa ya que su padre es sastre por tanto ella le provee de los materiales el papa elabora las piezas y ella las vende, ademas ella vende productos como: cosmeticos, ropa interior, oro laminado, ropa de niños etc. Con este financiamiento pretende comprar telas y productos en general esto con el fin de tener una mayor oferta ya viene una buena temporada para el comercio.

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
  • 19.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Yurina De Los Angele working capital, fabric and clothing, cosmetics, gold-plated items, and more.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 9, 2008
May 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009