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Jose Santos
Mr. Jose is 54 years old. He owns a private transportation business. He established this business 23 years ago when he provided transportation on the road from “Viejo” to “Chinandega”. When this wasn’t successful her decided to change his business to a personal transportation business. This business has been successful. He is a very responsible man and enjoys his work.
This loan will be used to buy tires, headlights and to maintain his vehicle. His dream is to improve his service as he has a lot of competition.
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El señor José Santos tiene 54 años, El señor José es dueño de un negocio que es brindar el servicio de transporte personal. Dio inicio a su negocio hace 23 años, con una ruta que se dirige del viejo a Chinandega, pero como no estaba resultando decide ofrecer el servicio de transporte personal a una empresa es así que ha logrado salir adelante. Por lo que es un hombre muy responsable y disfruta de su trabajo. El financiamiento será invertido en la compra de llantas, focos, mantenimiento entre otros. El sueño de José es mejorar su servicio ya que la competencia es bastante grande.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Jose Santos to buy tires, headlights and generally maintain his vehicle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 8, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012