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Lino is 47 years old and engages in buying and selling cattle and pigs. He has been in this business for more than 14 years. Lino has two dependent children who are under his responsibility.

The loan he is requesting will be used to buy cows, bulls, and goats. This is not the first time he has obtained financing, since it has been essential in keeping his business in operation. Lino dreams of providing his children a better education.

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Lino tiene 47 años, su actividad es la compra y venta de ganado y cerdo. hace mas de 14 años que tiene este negocio, Lino tiene 2 hijos menores de edad a su cargo. el financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de vacas, toros y chivos. esta no es la primera experiencia que ha obtenido con financiamientos pues ha sido muy elemental para que su negocio siga adelante. el sueño de Lino es de darles a sus hijos una mejor edudacion.

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
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Lino to buy cows, bulls, and goats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 26, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2012