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Alvaro Jose
Álvaro José is 52 years old, married, and originally from the city of Chinandega, located in the western part of the country. Alvaro is a responsible, honest, hardworking man with a great desire for personal success. He was not able to complete his secondary school education due to a lack of financial resources, but he says that he would like to study for a career. Thanks to his entrepreneurial spirit, he was able to become the owner of a cyber café, where he provides text services, scanning, black and white copying, FAX service, CD reproductions, internet services, and other things. He also rents family movies for children so that his customers can enjoy their families. He has steady customers, old and new.

Alvaro likes his job very much and to see the faces of his customers when they look for things that he is able to offer them. His products are of good quality and one of his dreams is to be able to improve his work equipment and complete the building of his house. He is asking for this loan so he can buy things like a printer and photocopier and be able to provide better service to his customers and increase his income.
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Álvaro José 52 años de edad casado, originario del municipio de Chinandega ubicado en el occidente del país, el cual se caracteriza por ser una zona muy productiva en el comercio, Álvaro es una persona responsable, honesta, trabajador y con muchas ganas de superación personal, por falta de recursos económicos no pudo terminar sus estudios terminando solo la secundaria pero él nos dice que le gustaría haber estudiado una carrera, gracias a su espíritu emprendedor la logrado ser dueño de Un Cyber donde brinda los servicios de levantado de Textos, escaneo, impresiones en blanco y negro, servicios de fax, respaldo de CD, fotocopias, servicio de internet entre otros, también tiene el alquiler de y venta de películas familiares, de niños para sus clientes puedan disfrutar en familia, tiene clientes fijos, eventuales y nuevos, Álvaro disfruta mucho de trabajo de ver las caras de sus clientes cuando busca algo y él se los puede ofrecer, los productos que ofrece son de calidad, uno de sus sueños es poder mejorar su equipo de trabajo y terminar de construir su casa. Él está solicitando financiamiento para invertir en capital de trabajo como en la compra de Impresora y fotocopiadora y así brindar un mejor servicio a sus clientes y poder obtener mejores ingresos.

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
  • $24,589,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Alvaro Jose to buy a printer and photocopier.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 25, 2013
Listed
May 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015