Felipe Cidar is 56 years old, and he offers taxi service. He has been in charge of this business for 13 years for he has always been concerned about providing for his wife and two children. He started this business with the help of his step father. Since he taught him this trade, Felipe would be his means of support later on. This is why he is requesting the loan to purchase tires, glass, oil, and a battery among others items for his vehicle. He dreams of having another car to be able to leave for his children.
Felipe Cidar tiene 56 años, su actividad económica es ofrecer el servicio de taxi. Hace más de 13 años que se hace cargo de este negocio, pues siempre se ha preocupado por proporcionarles a su esposa y dos hijos lo más necesario. El dio inicio a este negocio por su Padrastro que le enseño ya que fue él quien le enseño este oficio, mas tarde Felipe lo ocuparía como su medio de vida. Es así que solicita este financiamiento para la compra de llantas, vidrios, aceite, batería, entre otros para su vehiculó. Sueña con tener otro vehiculó para que dejárselo a sus hijos.
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).