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Yesenia Benita
Mrs. Yesenia V. is 32 years old and is a single mother, she has a 3-year-old son and her life partner works as a sales person. Her biggest dream is to buy her own home, because she currently lives with her mother. She works selling clothes for the past 6 years, she buys with her partner merchandise on the markets in Managua at a lower price and then she distributes the merchandise to local retailers. She sells clothes as well as beauty products. She started this activity to support her family and improve her living conditions. She is requesting this loan to increase her working capital and in the future due to her hard work she will be able to change her life.
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Doña yesenia V. es una cliente que tiene 32 años de edad, es madre soltera, tiene un hijo de apenas tres años de edad, su compañero de vida tambien es comerciante, su mayor sueño es poder tener su propia casa ya que habita con su señora madre actualmente. La actividad eocnomica de doña yesenia es la comercializacion de ropa actividad que tiene seis años de ejercer, ella compra en conjunto con su compañero de vida en mercados de managua, a un costo mas bajo y posterirmente entrega a comerciantes locales de los mercados, ademas de comercializar de ropa nueva tambien comercializa con cosmeticos; en dicha actividad da incio como una necesidad de empleo y de poder salir adelante con su familia a fin de poder logar sus sueños y ofrecerle mejores condicones de vida a su familia, para eso solicito este credito siempre para capital de trabajo teniendo la conviccion que el dia de mañana producto de las utilidades y del esfuerzo de sus trabajo pueda cambiar su vida.

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,767,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Yesenia Benita working Capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 16, 2008
Nov 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009