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Alvaro Antonio
Álvaro Antonio is a carpenter. He has been in this business for more than 10 years. He does very good work, making doors, dining room sets, beds, chairs, desks and other products. He works every day, from very early in the morning until very late at night, so that he can finish the large number of different orders that customers place with him. He is requesting this loan to buy tools, wood, nails, glue, fabric, etc. He is a hard-working person with a desire to improve himself. He is grateful to the institution for the support they have offered him.
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El Señor Álvaro Antonio se dedica brindar el servicio de carpintería. Hace más de 10 años que tiene este negocio, el realiza muy buenos trabajos como puertas, comedores, camas, sillas, escritorio, entre otros productos. Trabaja todos los días desde muy tempranas horas de la madrugada y hasta altas horas de la noche, para poder terminar sus encargos pues le realizan una gran variedad. Solicita el crédito para la compra de herramientas, madera, clavos, maque, pega, tela entre otros. Es una persona trabajadora con ganas de superación, está agradecido con la institución por el apoyo brindado.

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
  • 22.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Alvaro Antonio to buy tools, wood, nails, glue, fabric and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 24, 2012