Claudio, 59, is married and is originally from the administrative division of Chinandega, which is located in the western region of the country.
Claudio makes a living selling various products which consist of cumin, pepper, cinnamon, rosemary, anise, cardamom, oregano, cloves, and other things such as peanuts and milk, since he is the owner of 50 heads of cattle which is a product that he sells both wholesale and individually in a region of Chinandega.
His business is located in the home where he lives. He has been performing this work for several years. Previously, he belonged to a Solidarity Group which now has a good credit record since they have complied with the payment deadlines without ever falling behind. Now he is requesting an individual loan for the first time seeing as how his business has increased, and thus he needs financing for the purchase of various products.
Claudio, de 59 años de edad casado. Él es originario del departamento de Chinandega, lugar que está ubicado en la zona de occidente del país. La actividad económica de Claudio es vender productos varios que consisten en venta de comino, pimienta, canela, romero, anís, cardamomo, orégano, clavo de olor entre otros como leche, maní ya que él es propietario de 50 cabezas de ganado producto que vende en una comarca de Chinandega al mayor y al detalle. Negocio que está ubicado en su casa de habitación, tiene varios años de desempeñarse en dicho negocio. Anteriormente pertenecía a un G.S. el cual ahora tenían un buen record crediticio cumplidores con las fechas de pago sin atraso alguno, él solicita por primera vez individual viendo que su negocio ha incrementado, por lo tanto el financiamiento lo necesita para la compra de productos varios
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).