Amilcar Andrés, 35, is from the town of Chinandega. He is married with no children. He has a business offering raised texts, scanning and copying, among other services. His business, which he has run for the past eight years, is located in his home. He started the business on his own initiative in order to improve his household's income.
Amilcar has already worked with Fundación León and has demonstrated his commitment to making his payments on time. He needs funding to invest in working capital and to do maintenance on his machines. He is grateful for the help that Kiva lenders have given to people with scarce resources and to poor countries such as Nicaragua so they can provide sources of worthwhile work.
Amílcar Andrés de 35 anos de edad de la localidad Chinandega, casado, sin hijos, tiene por actividad económica el servicio de levantado de texto, escaneo, copias entre otros. El negocio lo tiene ubicado en su casa de habitación tiene ocho anos de tener el negocio. El negocio surgió como iniciativa propia para mejorar los ingresos del hogar. Amílcar ya ha trabajo con fundación y ha demostrado su responsabilidad de pago en tiempo y forma. El financiamiento lo necesita para invertir en capital de trabajo y darle mantenimiento a las maquinas. Amílcar agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva le brindan a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener fuentes de trabajo digno.
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).