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Denis Julian
Mr. Denis H. is a 43 year old man, married, with three children ages 12, 10 and 8 years old, all of whom are in primary school. His wife works as a cashier in a local store. Mr. H.'s intention is to improve his income and standard of living, become known as a jeweler, not only nationally but internationally, as other Nicaraguan jewelry stores have become known for their good service and quality work that they offer. His greatest dream is to be able to provide his children an education so that they may become professionals, also he has the wish to open his own locale as today he rents and to work with modern equipment and generate jobs. Mr, H. begins this business as an apprentice and with time little by little will become independent and open his own jewelry store.
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Don Denis H., es un hombre que tiene 43 años de edad, es casado le tiene tres hijos con edades comprendidas entre los doce, diez, y ocho años respectivamente cursando la primaria todos , su esposa se desempeña como cajera en una tienda comercial, el proposito del señor es poder ampliar sus condiciones de vida y economicas, darse a conocer ante el mercado como joyero, y no solamente darse a conocer a nivel nacional sino a nivel internacional como han llegado a darse a conocer otras joyerias de nicaragua producto del buen servicio y calidad del trabajo que ofertan, su mayor sueño es poder darle a sus hijos una enseñanza a fin de que se puedan desarrollar como profesionales, tambien tiene el deseo de instalar un local propio ya que actualmente alquila y trabajar con equipos modernos y generar empleos, el señor H., da inicio en esta actividad como apreniz y con el tiempo poco a poco a llegado a independizarse e instalar su propia joyeria.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,409,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Denis Julian working capital for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009