Marlon Enrique is 32 years old and sells general merchandise. He has had this business for over three years and is always looking for ways to improve it. He began the business with a loan from his brother, but it wasn’t enough to purchase all the products that his customers requested, so he was only able to develop his business bit by bit. He is currently requesting a loan to purchase raw materials. He dreams of being able to improve the economic stability of his family.
Marlon Enrique tiene 32 años, el se dedica a la venta de mercadería en general. Hace más de 3 años que tiene este negocio, pues siempre busca la manera de mejorar su actividad. El inicio por medio de un financiamiento que obtuvo por un hermano, pero no fue suficiente para comprar todos los productos que sus clientes le solicitaban, pues poco a poco fue que invirtió en su actividad. Actualmente el solicita este financiamiento para la compra de materia prima. Sueña con mejorar la estabilidad económica de su familia.
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).