Pastor, who is over the age of majority, is married and has six adult children. He is from one of the municipalities of Chinandega, which is located in the western part of the country, where rum, sugar and cane production dominate. One of the biggest factories in the country is also located there.
Pastor works sowing squash seeds, bananas, corn, and acorn squash, among other crops. He also works selling seafood, especially fish. He started his business 35 years ago. At the beginning he saw it as something temporary, but then it became the main means of subsistence for his family, and it was through this business that he was able to help his children to get ahead.
Pastor sells his products as a street vendor in the areas surrounding his home. He makes his purchases in cash in one of the municipalities in his region.
One of his dreams is to provide his family with economic stability and to have better earnings in order to improve his business. He is requesting this loan for working capital to invest in buying fish, urea, squash seeds, acorn squash and corn, among other items. This will help him to improve his earnings at his business.
Pastor mayor de edad, casado con seis hijos todos mayores de edad originario de uno de los municipios de Chinandega zona ubicada en el occidente del país donde predomina el ron, la azucar y la caña al igual que existe uno de los ingenios mas grandes de nuestro pai, pastor se dedica a la siembre de pipianes, platanos, maiz, ayote entre otros mas tambien a la venta de mariscos especialmente pescado, el inicio su negocio desde hace 35 años, al principio lo tomo como algo temporal, pero luego lo tomo como el medio de subsistencia para su familia y así poder sacar adelante a sus hijos, el vende sus productos de manera ambulante en sectores aledaños a su domicilio, las compras las realiza en uno de los municipios del departamento al contado, uno de sus sueños es poder tener una estabilidad económica en su familia y poder tener mejores ingresos para mejorar su negocio, él solicita crédito para la compra de capital de trabajo invirtiento en compra de pescado, urea, semillas de pipian, ayote, maiz entre otros, el cual le ayudara con las mejoras de ingresos en su negocio
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).