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Mr. Gonzales is married and the father of 2 school-age girls. He learned the trade of shoemaking from his grandfather. Presently he is requesting this loan to buy leather and rubber, which he will use to repair and make shoes. He will also invest part of the loan to buy other basic materials for his operations, such as thread, industrial needles, shoemaker's glue, etc. With this loan he hopes to fill the orders of his clients and increase his income to give his family a better quality of life.

(Translated from the Spanish by Naomi Johnson, Kiva volunteer)

El Sr. G. es casado y padre de 2 niñas en edad escolar, el oficio de zapatero lo aprendió de su abuelo, en la actualidad solicita el crédito para comprar cuero y hule, los cuales utilizará para reparar y hacer zapatos. Además invertirá otra parte para comprar otros materiles básicos para realizar sus operaciones como hilo, agujas industriales, pega de zapatero, etc. Con el crédito espera cubrir con los encargos de sus clientes e incrementar sus ingresos para darle a su familia un mejor nivel de vida.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 94
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  • $25,011,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
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    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Denis this loan will be invested in the purchase of leather and rubber for shoe repair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 24, 2007
Jul 10, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 28, 2007