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German Jose
Germán José is 28 years of age. His business is providing medical care which he has done for more than two years. He has two minor children in his care. He began this business because this type of career appealed to him. Therefore he worked very hard and made the decision to sacrifice many things to be able to complete his studies and go to work making a living in the field. He offers medical care to the general public and his patients come to his living quarters, which is where his business is located.

This loan will be used for purchasing tools of the medical trade in order to improve service to his customers.
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Germán José tiene 28 años, su actividad es brindar el servicio de asistencia médica. Hace más de 2 años, tiene 2 hijos menores de edad a su cargo. el inicio este negocio porque le gustaba este tipo de carrera, por lo que se empeño mucho y decidió sacrificar muchas cosas para finalizar sus estudios y dedicarse a lo que es su medio de vida. El brinda asistencia médica al público en general por lo que sus pacientes llegan a su vivienda en donde está ubicado su negocio. Este crédito está destinado para la compra de herramientas de trabajo medicinales para mejorar la atención con sus clientes.

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
  • 52
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped German Jose working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 29, 2010
Nov 8, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011