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Jose Luis
Jose Luis, 53 years old, is unmarried with two children, 19 and 10 years old. Currently, the 19-year-old does not study, but instead works, and the 10-year-old girl is in the fifth grade of primary school. He is originally from the town of Chichigalpa, a place that is located in the western zone of the country. Jose Luis is an outstanding man who is very hardworking and responsible, as much in his work as with his children.

He provides photography and video filming services, as well as editing, to give his customers better quality goods. He provides his services in the city of Chichigalpa when activities like weddings, fifteenth birthdays, graduations, and birthdays, among others, occur. He has always enjoyed photography, work that he has performed for 25 years.

He needs financing to buy a video camera with a higher capacity and more modern than the one he already has. This camera will allow him to provide service with higher quality and at an even better price, and therefore be able to provide a better service than his competitors. One of his dreams is to be able to establish a video and photography studio with the most modern technology possible.
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José Luis, 53 años de edad, Soltero con dos hijos de 19 y 10años edad, en la actualidad el de 19años no estudia sino que trabaja y la niña de 10 años estudia en 5to grado de primaria, es originario del municipio de Chichigalpa, lugar que está ubicado en la zona de occidente del país. José Luis es un hombre sobresaliente muy trabajador, responsable, tanto para su trabajo como para sus hijos, el presta el servicio de fotografía, filmación de videos, al igual que edita trabajos para darles una mejor calidad a los clientes, brinda sus servicios en la ciudad de Chichigalpa cuando sedan actividades como casamientos, quinceaños, graduaciones, cumpleaños entre otros, a él siempre le ha gustado la fotografía labor que desempeña desde hace 25 años. El necesita financiamiento para comprar una cámara de toma de videos con mayor capacidad y moderna que las que ya tiene, el cual con esta cámara le permitirá prestar in servicio con más calidad y aún mejor precio y asi dar mejor servicio que sus competidores, uno de sus sueños es poder establecer un estudio de videos y fotografías con la tecnología más moderna posible

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
  • 66
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Jose Luis to buy a higher capacity and better quality video camera.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 17, 2012
Jan 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014