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Luis Alonso
Luis Alonso is 27 years old. The desire he has to succeed every day is necessary to provide food every day. Luis is a very hardworking person. He works buying and selling pigs. He started this business because he has his own farm and it is benefits him to do this kind of work as he well knows the advantages of this way of life. This way of life is an opportunity to generate his own income for the well-being of his family. This loan is for the purchase of pigs.
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Luis Alonso de 27 años, las ganas de salir adelante que tiene cada día son las necesarias para proporcionar el alimento diario. Luis es una persona muy trabajadora, el se dedica a la compra y venta de cerdos, lo inicio porque él tiene su finca y le resulta beneficioso este tipo de actividad porque además conoce muy bien las ventajas de este medio de vida. Pues esta es una oportunidad de generar su propio ingreso para el mejor bienestar de su familia. Este crédito es para la compra de cerdos.

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
  • 91
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,011,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Luis Alonso to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2011
Oct 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2014