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Juan Carlos
Juan Carlos is a rancher. He is 46 years old and lives with his wife and their six children. He lives in an area called Las Mercedes in El Sauce. For 20 years, he has bought and sold livestock because his father was in this line of work, so he does it well. Also, there are a lot of expenses in his family, so he is a very responsible father. He is seeking a loan to purchase livestock for his customers. In the future, he hopes to have more opportunities to grow as a rancher and hopes that his children have access to education to improve their living conditions.
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Juan Carlos es un ganadero, tiene 46 años vive junto a su esposa y sus 6 hijos, reside en un lugar llamado las mercedes en el sauce. Él se dedica desde 20 años al trabajo de venta y compra de ganado por que su padre siempre se dedico a este oficio, pues lo desempeña muy bien, además cuando hay muchos gastos en su familia pues es un padre muy responsable. Él solicita un préstamo para la compra de ganando que es solicitado por sus clientes.
Él se proyecta a futuro con más oportunidades de crecer como ganadero y que sus hijos tengan acceso a la educación para que mejoren sus condiciones de vida en el futuro.

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
  • 79
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Juan Carlos working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 21, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011