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Brigida Sobeida
Brigida Sobeida is married and has three adult children. She is from the town of Chinandega, located in the west of the country, and she is known as a very enterprising, responsible woman with many desires to get ahead. She is a small businesswoman who owns a store, where she sells all sorts of products, such as rice, sugar, beans, cooking oil, snacks, soft drinks, milk, sausages, perishable products, frozen products, and other things. She also teaches part time and takes orders for products from her steady salaried customers and others.

Brigida started her business with her own capital, having seen the need to bring in a little more income. One of her greatest desires is to build a room onto her home so she can provide more privacy to her daughters, and also to grow the business over time. She will use the money from this loan to buy basic products such as cheese, chicken, meats, sausages, and other things for her store.
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Brigida Sobeida mayor de edad casada con tres hijas menores de edad, originaria de uno de los municipios de chinandega zona ubicada en el occidente del país, se caracteriza por ser una mujer emprendedora, responsable y con muchos deseos de supercion personal. es una microempresaria quien es propietaria y administradora de una pulperia ubicada en su casa de habitación donde comercializa todo tipo productos del consumidor como: arroz, azúcar, frijoles, aceite, golosinas, gaseosas, leche, embutidos, productos perecederos,productos congelados entre otros, cuenta con el salario que recibe de dar clases en medio tiempo, aprovechando para comercializar mercadería en general por encargos siendo sus clientes fijos mayormente asalariados y otros, Brigida inicia su su negocio con capital propios viendo la necesidad de poder aportar un poco mas en su hogar, uno de sus anhelos es poder construir un cuarto de habitación para proveerle privacidad a sus hijas, y crecer en su negocio, el objetivo de este crédito es para invertir en la pulperia en la compra de: productos básicos, queso, pollo carnes, embutidos 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
  • 63
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Brigida Sobeida to stock her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014