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Jacinto Bernabe
Jacinto Bernabé A. M. is 33 years old, married, and has one daughter who is eight years old. Jacinto’s economic activity involves the sale of general merchandise, such as skirts, shirts, and pants, among other items. He has had the business for four years, and he sells on foot and also works at a clothing store. Jacinto started his enterprise with the objective of having another source of income, and is goal is to establish a fixed location from which to offer his products. The loan financing would be destined as working capital, for economic growth, and to be able to meet the different needs of his customers by having more variety in his merchandise. Ultimately, his wish is buy the clothing he sells at a lower price that would allow him greater profits. With respect to the future, Jacinto’s dream is to help his family get ahead and past the situation they are in.
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Jacinto Bernabé A. M. tiene 33 años, está casado, y tiene una hija de 8 años. La actividad económica a la que Don Jacinto se dedica es la venta de mercadería en general, como faldas, camisas, y pantalones entre otros. Hace cuatro años que tiene este negocio, y la ubicación es de manera ambulante por lo que también labora en una tienda donde venden ropa. Don Jacinto inició en esta actividad económica con el objetivo de tener otra fuente de ingresos, y su propósito es establecer un lugar fijo donde pueda ofertar sus productos. El financiamiento es para capital de trabajo destinado para el crecimiento económico y la disponibilidad de mercadería donde se oferte variedad para los distintos gustos de sus clientes. Últimamente, su deseo es localizar un lugar en donde pueda encontrar la ropa que el vende a un menor precio y de esta manera, da más cómodos sus productos. Con respeto al futuro, los sueños de Don Jacinto son lograr que su familia salga adelante en la situación que atraviesan.

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
  • 90
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,741,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Jacinto Bernabe working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 5, 2009
Listed
Feb 25, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2009