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Jorge Alberto
Jorge Alberto, age 48, lives in the town of Chinandega. He is single and has managed a beauty salon in his home for the past 18 years. Jorge started this business as a way of supporting himself since he did not have a job. He had taken beauty courses and then decided to open his own business, which has been very profitable. Today he has many established clients and walk-in customers.

The loan he is requesting will be used to buy equipment for his work such as scissors, combs, shaving creams, dryers, colognes, powders, razors, barber capes, and other items.

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Jorge Alberto de 48 años de edad del municipio de chinandega, soltero, tiene por actividad economica una sala de belleza ubicada en su casa de habitacion desde hace 18 años, herramienta de trabajo que inicio para tener una forma de subsistir, ya que no encontraba trabajo , y como habia sacado cursos de belleza decidio aperturar su propio negocio en cual en la actulidad le ha sido muy rentable, hoy en dia tiene mucho clientes fijos y eventuales, el fiananciamiento lo esta solicitando para comprar equipo de trabajo como: tijeras, peines, cremas de afeitar, secadoras, colonias, talcos, cuchillas, peinadores, entre otros.

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
  • 69
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,075,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Jorge Alberto to buy scissors, combs, shaving creams, dryers, colognes, powders, razors, barber capes, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 6, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013