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Pedro Javier
Pedro is 33 years old. He likes his work very much and is very responsible. He has been a carpenter for more than 20 years. He used to be unemployed, but like any responsible father with three children, he needed a way to generate income, so he decided to learn this trade. He is asking for this loan in order to buy tools, lumber, glue, nails, and other supplies. He wants to be able to grow his business and improve the quality of his products.
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Pedro Javier tiene 33 años, es un hombre muy responsable y disfruta de su trabajo. Su actividad es brindar el servicio de carpintería, hace mas de 20 años que se dedica a este negocio, Anteriormente el señor no tenía un trabajo como todo padre responsable de 3 hijos a su cargo, tenía que buscar la manera de obtener un rubro que le generara ingresos, por lo que decide aprender este oficio y empezar a ganar lo necesario para solventar los gastos del hogar. Ahora solicita este financiamiento para la compra de herramientas, madera, pega, clavos entre otras cosas necesarias. Sueña con agrandar su negocio y mejorar la calidad de sus 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
  • 58
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Pedro Javier working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 18, 2010
Jun 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011