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Nestor Francisco
Nestor Francisco is married and has two children. He is from the town of Chinandega, located in the western part of the country. Nestor is described as being a hardworking, responsible man who is very eager to get ahead personally. He was unable to go to college and only finished primary school because he had to work since he was very young to help with the household expenses. Because of that, he fights day to day to offer a better future to his young children so that they can graduate from college. Nestor is a micro- businessman. He is the proprietor and manager of his own business, which is buying and selling live pigs and pork products such as chitlings, pork chops, pork loin, sausage, pork rinds, fried pork, moronga and more. He makes his purchases in the areas surrounding his town and pays for them up front. He sells and collects payment up front and on credit. He has regular and occasional customers who are merchants and butchers. He started his business with his own money from savings he had from a previous job in order to have a dignified way to get ahead with his family. The purpose of this loan is to buy a lot of live pigs and feed for the animals.
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Nestor Francisco, acompañado con dos hijos menores de edad, originario del municipio de Chinandega ubicado en el occidente del país, Nestor se caracteriza por ser un hombre trabajador, responsable y con muchos deseos de superación personal, por falta de recursos económicos no pudo cursar una carrera universitaria terminado solo la primaria por lo que se vio obligado a trabajar desde muy joven para ayudar con los gastos del hogar. Por tanto lucha día a día para brindarle un futuro mejor a sus pequeños hijos para que sean profesionales, Nestor es un microempresario propietario y administrador de su propio negocio que consiste en la compra venta de cerdos en pie, y sus derivados como: menudos, posta de cerdo, lomo, chorizos, pepenas, frito, charrasca, moronga entre otros mas, sus compras las realiza al contado en comarcas aledañas a su localidad, sus ventas son al contado y al crédito recuperando semanal lo invertido, tiene clientes fijos y eventuales sus clientes son comerciantes y destazadores, inicia su negocio con fondos propios producto de ahorros de su trabajo anterior como un medio digno de salir adelante junto con su familia. El objetivo de este financiamiento es para la compra de un lote de cerdos en pie y alimentos para los animales.

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
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Nestor Francisco to buy a lot of live pigs and feed for them.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 25, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014