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Juan Alberto
Juan Alberto buys and sells pigs. He began this lifestyle because he was looking for a source of income for his family, since he didn't have a stable job. In this way, he decided to establish himself in this line of work. He has always liked having this job that helps him to cover his costs. One of the challenges has been transportation to carry the pigs that he buys, since most of the rural areas are far away. The purpose of this loan is to buy some pigs.
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Juan Alberto se dedica a la compra y venta de cerdos inicio este medio de vida buscando un ingreso para su familia, pues él no tenía un empleo estable fue de esta manera que decide establecerse con este medio de vida, siempre le ha gustado tener este trabajo que le ayuda a solventar gastos. Uno de sus desafíos ha sido el transporte para llevarse los cerdos que compra, ya que la mayoría de las comarcas quedan a una gran distancia. El motivo del financiamiento es para la compra vaR. cerdos.

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
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Juan Alberto to buy some pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2011
Apr 24, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 21, 2012