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Luis Felipe
Luis Felipe is a 45-year-old man who lives in the San Antonio neighborhood. He has owned a general store for a long time. He is a hardworking man who struggles every day in order to get ahead and be able to improve his quality of life. This has propelled him to request a loan so that he can purchase a variety of products like rice, sugar, candy, sweet bread, cooking oil, paper, detergent, and everything he needs in order to maintain his store well-stocked and be able to boost sales. This way, he can obtain greater profits, which will allow him to improve his quality of life.
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Luis Felipe de 45 años, habita en el barrio de San Antonio. Él posee una pulpería la cual ha tenido durante mucho tiempo. Es un hombre trabajador que lucha día a día para salir adelante y poder mejorar su calidad de vida. Esto lo ha impulsado a solicitar este crédito para tener la capacidad de comprar variedad de productos como arroz, azúcar, golosinas, pan dulce, aceite, papel, detergentes y todo lo necesario para mantener surtida su pulpería y lograr incrementar sus ventas y así poder obtener mayores ingresos que le permitan mejorar su calidad de vida.

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
  • 90
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,770,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Luis Felipe to purchase rice, sugar, candy, sweet bread, cooking oil, paper, detergent, and other goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 19, 2011
May 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013