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Jorge Alberto
Jorge Alberto García is 45 years old and lives in his own home. He is a hardworking gentleman who enjoys his job. He offers personal grooming services at a beauty salon and has been in business for more than 16 years. He started working at a young age because his family did not have much money. Sr. Jorge is a responsible person. He likes his work so much because he has many customers who chat with him while he is working.

He is requesting a loan is to purchase products for his salon. His dream is to continue his business and provide his clients with excellent service.

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Jorge Alberto García tiene 45 años. Vive en su propia casa. En un hombre muy luchador que le gusta mucho el trabajo. La actividad económica a la que se dedica es ofrecer los servicios de salón de belleza. Hace más de 16 años que se dedica a este negocio. Por lo que el inicia desde muy joven ya que no tenía un medio de ingresos para su familia, el un hombre responsable y disfruta mucho su trabajo ya que muchos clientes conversan con él mientras realiza su trabajo. El motivo del financiamiento es para capital de trabajo para la compra de ciertos productos para su salon. El sueño de Jorge es poder mantener su actividad económica para brindar a sus clientes una excelente atención.

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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Jorge Alberto operating capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 23, 2009
Aug 4, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 16, 2010