Ramón de Jesús is 54 years old and has three children. This gentleman is from the area of Chichigalpa, which is in the western region of the country. His town is known for being an area that produces sugar cane and plaintains, and where there is a lot of cattle.
Ramón works selling milk and plantains. His business is located in his small farm and he also distributes his products on the street. He has twelve years of experience. He was already a farmer when the land reform passed. The government gave him and his family some land, and because of his farming experience and his entreprenurial spirit, he dedicated himself along with his family to make it productive and support his household.
Currently Ramón has dreams and goals, which include expanding his farm in order to work more and increase production, which will increase his household income.
Ramón is very grateful to Kiva lenders, because thenks to the help provided he will be able to purchase two producing cows and increase his earnings in the near future.
Ramón de Jesús de 54 años de edad, con tres hijos, este senor es de la zona de chichigalpa que queda en la zona de occidente del pais, dicho municipio de caracteriza por ser una zona de produccion de cana de azucar, mucho ganadao y siembra de platanos. Ramon tiene por negocio la venta de leche y plátanos, el cual está ubicado en su pequena finca y la distribuye de forma ambulante. El cuenta con una experiencia de 12 años,porque era agricultor, con la reforma agraria el gobierno le otorgo tierras a él a su familia, en base a su experiencia como agricultor y su espíritu de emprendedor se dedico a trabajar con su familia y hacerla producir para el sustento de su hogar, en la actualidad el Sr. Ramón tiene sueños y metas como es ampliar mas su finca para trabajar y producir más y tener mayores ingresos en su hogar.
Ramón se encuentra muy agradecido con los prestatarios kiva, ya que gracias a la ayuda brindada podrá realizar la compra de dos vacas en producción e incrementar sus ganancias en un futuro no muy lejano.
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).