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Favio Jose
Mr. Favio José is 44 years old. He is married and has three adult children. Favoio provides taxi services and is constantly on the lookout for new ways to earn a living, because he is a responsible father. He had a very difficult beginning. He used to drive a different taxi, but little by little, as time went by he was able to buy his own taxi. He’s been offering these services to different customers for more than 13 years.

He is asking for this loan so that he can make some improvements to his taxi and make it more comfortable for his customers. Favio would someday like to be able to acquire another taxi.
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El señor Favio José, tiene 44 años de edad, es casado y actualmente tiene tres hijos ya mayores de edad. El señor brinda el servicio de taxi. Por lo que siempre busca la forma de ganarse la vida, ya que él es un Padre responsable a pesar de que sus inicios fueron muy difíciles por lo que anteriormente era chofer de otro taxi, poco a poco con el paso del tiempo es que obtuvo su propio taxi. Hace mas de 13 años que tiene el ha ofrecido este servicio a diferentes clientes. El financiamiento que solicita es para la realizarles mejoras a su taxi, ya que así le podrá ofrecer a sus clientes más comodidad a sus clientes. El deseo de Favio es obtener otro taxi.

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
  • 76
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Favio Jose make improvemets to his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2010
Jul 30, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2011