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Divino Nino Group
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Update on Divino Nino Group

Divino Niño Communal Bank is made up of 11 members, 9 women and 2 men, mothers and fathers of 20 dependent children among them. They're from El Sauce, located in the northern part of the country. These people describe themselves as hardworking and responsible with a desire for personal self-improvement despite the difficulties they've had in life. Unfortunately they weren't able to continue their studies because they needed to work from a young age to help with the household expenses.

Thanks to her effort and desire to get ahead, Alba Justina is the coordinator of the bank. Her job is a "pulpería" located in her house. A pulpería is a small store that sells food items in small quantities such as packets of coffee, shampoo, or sauce, rice, eggs, packaged soup, beans, oil, bread, juice, and soda. Alba's work routine is to sell her products some 10 hours a day.

The goal of the loan is to invest in working capital and stock her business buying and selling food products for her grocery store so she can earn better income in the near future.

Divino Niño Communal Bank is grateful for the help that Kiva lenders give to low-income people and poor countries like Nicaragua so they have a means for a decent job.
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El banco comunal Divino Niño está conformado por 11 integrantes nueve mujeres y dos hombres, madres y padres con 20 hijos bajo su responsabilidad. Ellos son originarios del Sauce, lugar que está ubicado en la zona norte del país. Estas personas de caracterizan por ser trabajadoras, responsables con ganas de superación personal, a pesar que en la vida han tenido dificultades, lamentablemente no pudo cursar sus estudios y se vieron obligados a trabajar desde temprana edad. Para ayudar con los gastos de la casa.

Gracias a sus esfuerzo y sus ganas de salir adelante Alba Justina es la coordinadora del banco y tiene por actividad económica una pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación, una pulpería es una pequeña tienda que vende productos comestibles y en cantidades pequeña como sobre de café, sobre de shampoo, sobre de salsa, arroz, huevos, sopa en bolsas, frijoles, aceite pan, jugos, gaseosas. La rutina de trabajo de Alba es de unas 10 horas diarias ofreciendo sus productos. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra y venta de productos comestible para surtir su pulpería, para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos. El banco comunal Divino Nino agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva le brindan a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua. Para tener un medio de trabajo digno.

Previous Loan Details

The communal bank Divino Nino is made up of 9 members, married with children under their responsibility. These members are originally from El Sauce which is located in the northern zone of the country. These people are characterized as honest, hardworking, and well-mannered. In previous loans, th... More from Divino Nino Group's previous loan »

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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This is a Group Loan

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,415,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Divino Nino Group's $3,725 loan helped a member to stock her store with food products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2013
May 8, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013