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Felix Antonio
Félix Antonio is 48 years old, married and has four children, ages 21, 17 and 14-year-old twins. His eldest son attends the university, making Félix very feel proud. Because his son wants to improve himself, Félix gives him unconditional financial support. For the past 14 years he has made a living selling seafood (shrimp, fish, shellfish, octopus and other items depending on demand). He stands out as an enterprising person with a desire to move up in life, as his business has grown so much that he sells to restaurants and in other parts of the country. Félix is requesting the loan because he wants to expand his market even more, purchasing vehicles for distribution, and in this way make headway for all of his children, who look to him as an example of self-improvement.
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Félix Antonio de 48 años de edad, casado, padre de cuatro hijos de 21, 17 y un par de gemelos de 14 años, donde su hijo mayor asiste a la universidad hecho del cual don Félix se siente muy orgulloso porque su hijo tiene ganas de superarse por lo tanto su hijo recibe todo el apoyo económico e incondicional de parte de él, desde hace 14 años se dedica a la venta de mariscos (camarón, pescado, conchas, pulpos entre otros según la demanda) de manera ambulante, cabe destacar que es una persona emprendedora con deseos de superación ya que su negocio ha crecido mucho a tal forma que vende a restaurantes y se ha extendido hacia los departamentos del país. Félix solicita este crédito ya que él desea ampliar aún más su mercado, comprar vehículos para su distribución y así sacar adelante a todos sus hijos de los cuales él ha sido el vivo ejemplo de superación.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 162
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,191,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Felix Antonio to purchase shellfish, fish, octopus, shrimp, crab, lobster and other seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 26, 2013
Listed
Mar 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014