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Javier De Jesus
Sr. Javier de Jesús P. T. is 54 years old, married, and has three adult children. He sells medicines as a traveling merchant and has been in business for 8 years. He had problems getting started, but a friend helped him establish his business and remain busy. Don Javier is a very responsible man who enjoys his work.

His loan will be used to purchase more medicines so that he can expand his sales territory. He plans to to offer his products to customers who travel into his community by bus. Javier dreams of maintaining his share of the market because the competition is fairly large. He hopes to invest more into his business so that he can generate additional earnings.

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El señor Javier de Jesús P. T., tiene 54 años de edad, es casado y junto a su esposa tiene tres hijos mayores de edad. El señor Javier es dueño de un negocio de venta de medicamentos, los cuales distribuye de forma ambulante. Don Javier dio inicio a su negocio hace 8 años, el dio inicio debido a que el tenia problemas pero un amigo lo ayudo para que pudiera establecer un negocio y mantenerse ocupado. Por lo que es un hombre muy responsable y disfruta de su trabajo .El financiamiento será invertido en la compra de medicamentos ampliar su zona de atención, y además vender en algunos buses en donde recurren bastantes clientes que viajan y aquí Javier encuentra la manera de ofrecer sus productos. El sueño de Javier es mantenerse en el mercado, debido a que la competencia es bastante grande, además que desea invertir más para de esta manera y obtener mayores ganancias.

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
  • 112
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,828,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Javier De Jesus operating capital to purchase more medicine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2009
Sep 28, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010