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Pedro Jose
Sr. Pedro Jose operates a general store from his house. He sells everyday foodstuffs, cold drinks, cosmetics and other products. He started the business with his own funds and he will use this loan to stock more products for the store, products that will allow him to increase his sales and generate a larger income. Sr. Pedro Jose is married and has two children, one of whom is school-aged. His wife tends the store and he works at other jobs, such as construction, to cover the family's expenses.
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El señor Pedro José, cuenta con un negocio de una pulpería ubicada en su casa de habitación, en la cual vende granos básicos, refrescos, cosméticos y otros productos. Este negocio lo inicio con fondos propios y con este financiamiento surtirá con más productos su negocio, para poder aumentar sus ventas y generar mayores ganancias. Es señor es casado y tiene dos hijos uno de ellos en edad escolar, la pulpería es atendida por su esposa y él se dedica a realizar trabajos propios como en la albañilería, obteniendo otros ingresos para cubrir los gastos del hogar.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 122
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,803,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Pedro Jose working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 15, 2010
Jul 3, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011