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Dora Eloisa
Mrs. Dora Eloisa U. Solís is 52 years old. She makes a living by selling general merchandise. She is an ambulatory salesperson. She started her business about 15 years ago because she needed to contribute money to support her family. Right now she is very proud of her humble job. Doña Dora's objective is to keep her current clients happy and coming back because without them her business would have never grown to what it is now. The financing that she is asking for will be invested in her business. She will purchase clothing, shoes, towels, perfumes, creams, and sun screen for the summer months. Doña Dora's dream is to always have her business and to please her customers with different products. She is requesting a loan of $850.

(Translated by Mariela of San Roque High School)

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La señora de Nombre Dora Eloisa U. Solís tiene la edad de 52 años, Doña Doris se dedica a la actividad económica de Doña Dora es la venta de mercadería en general. La ubicación de su negocio es de forma ambulante. Hace más de 15 años que se dedica a este negocio, y su negocio surgió por la necesidad de proporcionar ingresos para su familia y en la actualidad se siente orgullosa de este humilde oficio. Los propósitos de Doña Dora son de mantener a sus clientes ya que sin ellos no podría seguir con su negocio. El financiamiento es destinado para capital de trabajo y así poder realizar las compras de ropa, calzado, toallas, perfumes, cremas y protector solar por la temporada de verano. El deseo de Doña Dora es mantener siempre su negocio y así brindarle satisfacción a sus clientes con diferentes productos. La cantidad que solicita es de C$17.000 córdobas.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Dora Eloisa capital for Business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2009
Mar 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009