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41-year old Wilson N. O. is a simple person and is responsible for raising his two children. He earns his living by running a small grocery store, a job he has been doing for more than four years. He plans to use the loan to increase the stock in his store—to buy items that are in daily use such as rice, oil, beans, sugar, and candy. His greatest dream is to provide his children with a nice home.
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Wilson N. O. tiene 41 años, es una persona humilde. Tiene 2 hijos a su cargo. Por lo que su actividad económica es una pulpería. Hace más de 4 años que se dedica a este negocio. Por lo que solicita este financiamiento para invertirlo en capital de trabajo y así comprar productos de consumo diario para su pulpería como arroz, aceite, frijoles, azúcar y golosinas en general. Su mayor sueño es proporcionarle a sus hijos una vivienda digna.

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
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Wilson to buy more products for his store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 17, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2010