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Nelson Enrique
Nelson Enrique is 31 years old and lives with his wife and their four young children who are able to attend school because of his enormous efforts. He has a business where he offers his services as a barber. The work is very difficult but it is his only source of income that helps his family get ahead. Nelson has been in this business for more than seven years and works hard day after day.

The loan he is requesting will be used to buy shaving creams, combs, talcum powders, electric razors, and barber capes.

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Nelson Enrique tiene 31 años, vive con su esposa y está a cargo de 4 hijos menores de edad, los cuales se dedican a estudiar gracias al enorme esfuerzo de Nelson. Tiene un negocio de servicio de barbería, este es un negocio muy difícil pero es su única entrada de dinero lo cual ayuda su familia para salir adelante, hace mas de 7 años que se dedica a este negocio, por lo que se esfuerzan mucho día con día. El préstamo que ha sido solicitado es para poder invertir en cremas para afeitar, peines, talcos, rasuradoras eléctricas y gabachas de tela.

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
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Nelson Enrique purchase shaving creams, combs, talcum powders, electric razors, and barber capes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2010
Sep 7, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011