Olman Antonio is 41 years old. To earn a living, he buys and sells cattle which he has been doing for more than 10 years. From a young age, he was committed to this industry, as was his family. When his parents passed away, he took over the business. The loan that Olman is soliciting will be used to buy cattle wholesale now that he has various orders from clients. His hope is that his children have great careers.
Olman Antonio tiene 41 años, su actividad económica es la compra y venta de ganado. Hace más de 10 años que se dedica a este negocio, pues desde muy pequeño se dedico a este negocio ya que su familia conocía muy bien esta actividad, pero al fallecer sus padres él se hizo cargo de su negocio. El financiamiento que Olman solicita es para la compra de ganado al por mayor ya que tiene varios encargos de sus clientes. Su deseo es que sus hijos logren convertirse en grandes profesionales.
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).