Señor Isidoro Martin is 41 years old, married and has three young children. He works buying and selling salt. He started with his own funds and is looking for other sources of income. He sells his salt in sacks of 100lbs to other municipalities. This financing would make him very happy as it would demonstrate that he is a very responsible person. He has been dedicated to this humble activity for 10 years with which he can offer his children an education, food and clothing. This loan will be used for the purchase of 100lb salt sacks.
El señor Isidoro Martin tiene 41 años, es casado y tiene 3 hijos menores de edad. Su actividad económica es la compra y venta de sal, inicio por cuenta propia y buscando una fuente de ingresos, el cual vende sal por quintal el cual vende en otros municipios. El se encuentra muy alegre con este financiamiento que ha demostrado ser una persona muy responsable. Hace más de 10 años que se dedica a esta humilde actividad, con ella ha podido ofrecerles a sus hijos estudios, alimentos y vestimenta. Este financiamiento será destinado para la compra de sal por quintal.
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).