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Jose Antonio
Jose Antonio, 27, is single and is a native of Managua. He lives in a city in the central part of the region. He is known for being a hardworking and responsible person who has a strong desire to achieve personal success. Unfortunately, he was not able to enroll in a university due to a lack of financial resources. However, he would have liked to have studied public accounting.

Thanks to his spirit and his desire to get ahead, he has a business selling a variety of clothing such as: pants, shorts, shirts, skirts, dresses, T-shirts, and underwear. His business is located in one of the markets in the area. He devotes 10 hours a day to his business, and he performs this work with pleasure. His goal with this loan is to invest in working capital, stocking his business by purchasing a variety of clothing to sell. This way, in the near future, he will be able to earn more income. Jose Antonio thanks the Kiva lenders for the help that they are providing to people of limited resources in poor countries like Nicaragua, so that they can have a way to work with dignity.
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José Antonio de 27 años de edad, soltero, originario de Managua, lugar que está ubicado en la ciudad de zona central de la región. Él se caracteriza por ser una persona, trabajadora, responsable con ganas de superación personal. Lamentablemente no pudo cursar una carrera universitaria, por falta de recursos económicos. Pero le hubiera gustado estudiar contaduría pública

Gracia a su espíritu y sus ganas de salir adelante tiene por actividad económica la venta de ropa variada como pantalones, short, camisas, faldas, vestidos, camisetas, ropa interior. Negocio que lo tiene ubicado en unos de los mercado de la localidad, el dedica una 10 horas diaria a su actividad, actividad que la desempeña con mucho gusto. El objetivo del crédito es invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra y venta de ropa variada. Para que en un futuro no muy lejano pueda obtener mejores ingresos. José Antonio agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva le brindan a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener un medio de trabajo digno

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
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Jose Antonio to buy pants, shorts, shirts, skirts, dresses, T-shirts, and underwear.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 17, 2013
Listed
May 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014