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Francisco Filadelfo
Francisco Filadelfo, 23, sells general merchandise. He’s had this means of support for 12 years. He is a very hard working man and has a minor son in his care that lives with his wife because he goes out to sell every day from 5am until 10pm; he has customers to see who are always asking for different products and he seeks ways to satisfy them.

This loan will be used to buy needed merchandise like clothes, cosmetics and footwear because a good season is approaching.
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Francisco Filadelfo tiene 23 años, su actividad es la venta de mercadería en general. Hace más de 12 años que se dedica a este medio de vida, el es un hombre muy trabajador, tiene 1 hijo menor de edad a su cargo que vive con esposa pues el sale a vender todos los días desde las 5 de la mañana hasta las 10 de la noche, pues tiene ciertos clientes que visitar ya que siempre le están solicitando diferentes productos y el busca la manera de cómo complacerlos. Este financiamiento es para la compra de materia prima como ropa, cosmeticos y calzado necesaria ya que se acerca una buena temporada.

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
  • 91
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,013,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Francisco Filadelfo to buy clothing, cosmetics and footwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 4, 2010
Nov 19, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 18, 2011