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Marcos Tomas
Marcos Tomas is 37 years old and has a business buying and selling scrap. He has operated this business for more than two years. He is an able and enterprising man who now has his own business. Thanks to his dedication and creativity, the business is now his main source of income, covering the needs of his household.

This loan will be used to invest in scrap for the business.
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Marcos Tomas tiene 37 años, su actividad es la compra y venta de chatarra. Hace más de 2 años que tiene este medio de vida. Este hombre hábil y emprendedor; trabajaba en esta labor que le genera dinero. Su oficio lo inicio desde hace 2 años. Hoy posee su propio negocio, siendo sus principales fuente de ingresos los que gracias a su dedicación y creatividad, le generan ganancias necesarias para su hogar. Ahora desea invertir en la compra de chatarra que será para su negocio.

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
  • 61
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Marcos Tomas buy scrap for scrap business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2010
Dec 6, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011