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Marcia Del Socorro
Marcia del Socorro is an older woman with four children who are all grown up. She is originally from the city of Chinandega, located in the west of the country.

She is known for being hardworking and responsible, with a goal of self-improvement. In her free time, she likes enjoying music from her time, as well as the company of her grandchildren.

Unfortunately, due to a lack of resources and the poverty she lived in, she was not able to complete her studies, and had to go work from a young age to help with household expenses.

Thanks to her efforts and her desire to get ahead, this microentrepreneur earns her living buying and selling general merchandise, such as various types of clothing, cosmetics and shoes among others. She also has a general store located in her house where she offers products for household consumption, such as staple grains and frozen products, among others.

Marcia starts her days very early, offering her products and general merchandise, so she can earn a better income in the not-too-distant future.

The goal of this loan is for working capital to stock her business: various styles of clothing, shoes, cosmetics, frozen products, staple grains, sweets and others to deliver new products to her clients.
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Marcia del socorro mayor de edad con cuatro hijos todos mayores de edad, originaria del municipio de Chinandega ubicado en el occidente del país, Ella se caracteriza por ser trabajadora, responsable, con ganas de superación personal. En sus ratos libre le gusta disfrutar de la música de sus tiempos al igual que la compañía de sus nietos, lamentablemente por falta de recursos económicos y por la pobreza en la que Vivían no pudo cursar sus estudios, y se vio obligada a trabajar desde temprana edad Para ayudar con los gastos del hogar. Gracias a su esfuerzo y sus ganas de salir adelante esta microempresaria se dedica a la compra venta de mercadería en general como: variedades estilos de ropa, cosméticos, zapatos entre otros al igual que tiene una pulperia donde ofrece productos de consumo para el hogar como: granos básicos, productos congelados entre otros ubicado en su casa de habitación. Marcia inicia sus jornadas diarias desde muy temprano ofreciendo sus productos y su mercadería en general, para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos.el objetivo de este financiamiento es para la compra de capital de trabajo para surtir sus negocios como: variedades estilos de ropa, zapatos, cosméticos, productos congelados, granos básicos, golosinas entre otros para así abastecer a sus clientes de nuevos productos.

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
  • 69
    View loans »
    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,756,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,375 helped Marcia Del Socorro to buy household consumption products for her general store such as: staple grains, frozen products, detergents, soap, various clothing styles and shoes, among others.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 12, 2013
Dec 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2014