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Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos is 26 years old. He works selling and buying scrap. He has been working in this field for two years which is why it's been comforting to find a business that allows him to provide food, clothing, and education for his three children. He has always been responsible towards his family. He started in this business because he didn't have a stable job that provided a daily income. He is requesting a loan for the purchase of additional scrap.
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Roberto Carlos tiene 26 años, su actividad es la venta y comercialización de chatarra. Hace más de 2 años que tiene este medio de vida, por lo que ha sido reconfortante para ella obtener este negocio que le proporciona lo necesario a sus 3 hijos comida, vestimenta y educación. El siempre ha demostrado lo responsable que es con su familia, inicio con esfuerzos propios ya que no tenía un trabajo estable que le proporcionar un ingreso diario. El motivo del financiamiento es para la compra de chatarra variada.

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
  • 40
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,402,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Roberto Carlos working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 6, 2011
Jan 29, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 18, 2012