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Paulino Roberto
Paulino is 51 years old, married, and has a son. [Paulino] owns a taxi, offers his services in the city of Chiandega, and takes his passengers to where they want to go, without regards to the heat that he deals with as he drives around the city. He wants to provide daily support for his household. He is an entrepreneurial man but despite his daily efforts with his taxi, it became necessary for him to find another option by which to increase his income. This is how he came to start his clothing business in the local Chinandega market, where he sells cosmetics and various types of clothing for adults and children. His wife works as a saleswoman. He is an elderly man and he wants to ensure a peaceful old age for his wife so the he and she will not be wary of not having their basic needs met. Paulino is asking for this loan so that he can make improvements to his taxi and also buy merchandise so that he can keep working hard as before. He is grateful for the lenders’ help to those who are motivated to work to secure their futures.
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Paulino de 51 años, casado, padre de un hijo, es propietario de una unidad de transporte “TAXI”, ofrece su servicio en la ciudad de Chinandega, se encarga de llevar a sus pasajeros a tiempo y seguros al lugar hacia donde se dirigen; sin importar el sol y el calor que sufre todo el día mientras maneja por la ciudad, procura llevar todos los días el sustento a su hogar, él es una persona emprendedora pero a pesar de su esfuerzo todos los días en su taxi, era necesario buscar otra opción para aumentar sus ingresos económicos y así fue que inició un negocio de ropa en un mercado local de Chinandega donde vende cosméticos varios, ropa juvenil, adulto y niños donde su esposa juega el papel de vendedora, él es un hombre bastante mayor y con su esfuerzo quiere asegurar una vejez tranquila para él y su esposa sin el más mínimo riesgo de pasar por necesidades, Paulino está solicitando este crédito para mejorar la unidad de transporte “TAXI” y comprar mercadería para seguir vendiendo y trabajando arduamente como lo ha hecho hasta ahora, él a la vez agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas brindan a las personas que como el tienen motivación para trabajar y asegurar su futuro.

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
  • 125
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,551,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,375 helped Paulino Roberto to improve his taxi.
99% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 5, 2013
Listed
Mar 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2014