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Jeny Zorayda
Jeny Zorayda is 48 years old, married, and has two children, 15 and 21 years old, who study at school. She is originally from Managua, located in the central part of the region. She is known to be a hardworking and responsible woman who wants to succeed. In her free time, she likes to spend quality time with her family. She prepares traditional local dishes such as gallo pinto (rice and beans). Unfortunately, due to a lack of financial resources, she was not able to attend university, but she would have liked to study for a professional degree in nursing.

Thanks to her spirit and desire to succeed, she works selling generic prescription medicines from different commercial brands such as alka D, panadol, losartan, gavapentina, tramadol, gavileb, tenolol, and diasepan. She works about 10 hours every day and she enjoys her work a lot. Her business is located in one of the markets in her town. She is requesting this loan to invest in working capital and stock her store with prescription and generic medicines to sell so that in the near future, she can earn more income.

Jeny Zorayda is grateful to the help Kiva lenders provide to people with limited resources in poor countries such as Nicaragua so that they can have a decent working environment.
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Jeny Zorayda de 48 años de edad, casada con dos hijos de 21, 15 años los cuales están estudiando. Es originaria de Managua, lugar que está ubicado en la zona central de la región. Ella se caracteriza por ser una mujer trabajadora, responsable, con ganas de salir adelante. En sus ratos libre le gusta disfrutar mucho con su familia tiempo de calidad. Le prepara comida típica de la región como es “gallo pinto” lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos no pudo cursar una carrera universitaria, pero le hubiera gustado estudiar enfermería profesional.

Gracias a su espíritu y sus ganas de salir adelante tiene por actividad económica la venta de medicamentos éticos, genéricos de diferentes casas comerciales como alka D, panadol, losartan, gavapentina, tramadol, gavileb, tenolol, diasepan, ella dedica a su negocio unas 10 horas diaria, actividad que la disfruta mucho. El negocio lo tiene ubicado en uno de los mercados de la localidad. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra y venta de medicamente ético y genéricos. Para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos. Jeny Zorayda agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva les brindan a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener un medio de trabajo digno.

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
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,325 helped Jeny Zorayda to invest in working capital and stock her store by purchasing generic prescription medicines.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014