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Carlos Jose
Carlos José M. Juárez is 49 years old. He lives with his partner, who is the mother of his 4 children. Since he was very young, Carlos had to work to help his family. He sells hardware supplies. He has been doing this for 7 years, and he started the business with his own funds so that he could overcome his problems with this humble business. The loan will be used as capital to buy lamps, locks, saws and other products.
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Carlos José M. Juárez tiene 49 años. Vive con su pareja y madre de sus 4 hijos. Desde muy Joven Carlos tuvo que trabajar para sacar a su familia adelante. Por lo que su actividad económica es la venta de materiales de ferretería. Hace más de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio por lo que inicio con fondos propios para salir adelante con este humilde negocio. Es destino del financiamiento es para capital de trabajo para la compra de lámparas, cerraduras, sierras y otros productos.

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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,366,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Carlos Jose capital for his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 15, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2010