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Juan Bautista
Juan Bautista provides transportation services. He is a responsible person who enjoys his business, so this is not the first time he has applied for loans. Juan is well-known for the work he does, but he has not accumulated sufficient capital over time to secure his way of life.

This loan will be used to buy tires, new parts, upholstered seats, and other items for his bus so that he can generate household income. Juan wants to obtain another source of income similar to his bus.

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Juan Bautista se dedica a brindar el servicio de transporte. Es una persona muy responsable y disfruta de su negocio, por lo que no es la primera vez que solicita créditos. El cliente es muy reconocido por el trabajo que realiza, pero no cuenta con suficiente capital pues con el paso del tiempo es que ha logrado obtener su medio de vida. El crédito lo utilizara para la compra de llantas, repuestos nuevos, tapizar asientos entre otras cosas para su bus. Es así como obtiene sus ingresos para su hogar. Desea obtener otro medio de ingreso como es su bus.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,409,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Juan Bautista to purchase tires, new parts, upholstered seats, and other items for his bus.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 4, 2011
Mar 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012