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Marcos Aurelio
Marcos Aurelio lives in Diriamba’s Colinas del Sur neighborhood. He is 56 years old living with his wife and three adult children. Marcos has a mototaxi that he uses to provide transportation for people wanting to go from downtown to other zones. He works every day and has been in business six years.

He needs a loan to improve his mototaxi. His wish is to continue improving his home making it more comfortable and secure each time as well as looking after his job because his family and the completion of these projects depend on it.
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Marcos Aurelio reside en colinas del sur municipio de diriamba, tiene 56 años vive con su esposa y tres hijos mayores de edad. Marcos tiene una moto taxi, con la que trabaja realizando viajes a personas que transitan por el centro de y que desean desplazarse a otra zona, trabaja todos los días desde hace 6 años.
Él necesita un préstamo para mejorar su moto taxi. Sus aspiraciones son continuar mejorando su vivienda, hacerla cada vez más confortable y segura, también cuidar su trabajo porque de él depende su familia y la realización de estos proyectos.

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
  • 55
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,430,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,150 helped Marcos Aurelio for mototaxi repair.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 11, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 21, 2012