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Elvin Antonio
Elvin is 33 years old. He sells seafood. He started seven years ago with his own funds and help from his mother. She also sells seafood. This is his principal source of income, and his family is dependent upon it.

Elvin has had other loans, and they have helped him a lot to be able to invest in his business.

Elvin is married and has a three year old child. The goal for his business is to buy a vehicle to transport his product.
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Elvin tiene 33 años de edad y tiene venta de mariscos, que inicio hace siete años con fondos propios y la ayuda de su mama que también se dedica a esta actividad. Este es su principal fuente de ingreso y su familia depende en esto.

Elvin a tenido otros préstamos y les han servido mucho para poder invertir en su negocio.

Elvin está casado y tiene un hijo de 3 años. La meta para su negocio es comprar un vehículo para transportar su producto.

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
  • $26,388,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Elvin Antonio marketing seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2010
May 21, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 24, 2011