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Rodolfo Antonio
Rodolfo Antonio is 27 years old. This young man has managed to make a living from buying and selling clothes. He has been in this business for more than 8 years. Rodolfo started out with the help of his mother. He later bought a tricycle so that he could easily transport his merchandise and travel greater distances.

The loan he is requesting will be used as operating capital to buy pants, skirts, shirts, and underwear that are most requested by women. He hopes to have his own location where he can sell his products.

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Rodolfo Antonio tiene 27 años, a esta edad es un joven que ha sabido ganarse la vida por lo que su actividad económica es la compra y venta de ropa. Hace más de 8 años que se dedica a este negocio, ya que cuando el inicio recibió el apoyo de su Mama para que pudiera recorrer distancias mucho más extensas, logro comprar un triciclo y entonces podría tener mucha más facilidad de transportar sus productos. El financiamiento que solicita es para capital de trabajo que será destinado para la compra de pantalones, faldas, camisetas, ropa interior que es la más solicitada por mujeres. Su deseo es tener su propio lugar de trabajo.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,406,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Rodolfo Antonio purchase more inventory.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 30, 2009
Nov 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2010