Sr. Julio Cesar sells various types of clothing as a traveling street vendor. He needs a loan in order to diversify his products and wants to buy more so that he can earn more. Julio wanders through the streets every day under the intense sun looking to acquire new customers. He has children and family that he has to support, so like any responsible father, he is concerned about the welfare of his loved ones. His greatest wish is to open a shop at the new market.
El señor Julio Cesar se dedica a la compra de ropa variada, los cuales el señor distribuye de forma ambulante. Julio dice que el crédito lo necesita para diversificar sus productos, comprar más y lógicamente recuperar más. El recorre todo los días las calles bajo este inmenso sol, logrando obtener nuevos clientes. Pues tiene hijos y familia que mantener como todo padre responsable que se preocupa por el bienestar de sus seres queridos. Su mayor sueño continua siendo tener una tienda en el nuevo mercado.
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).