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Luis Alberto
Luis Alberto is 64 years old. The service he provides is clothes making. He’s been in this business for over 22 years. He’s managed to raise his family through much sacrifice. For him, it’s a work alternative because at his age he can’t get any other job. Most of his customers are aware of the work he does constantly because the quality of his articles of clothing is very good. The loan he’s requesting is to buy thread, fabric, zippers and scissors, among others.
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Luis Alberto tiene 64 años, su actividad es brindar el servicio de elaboración de ropa. Hace más de 22 años que tiene este negocio, con mucho sacrificio ha logrado sacar adelante a su familia, para él es una alternativa de trabajo ya que debido a su edad no puede obtener un trabajo. La mayoría de sus clientes conocen el trabajo que realiza constantemente pues siempre la calidad de sus prendas de vestir es muy buena. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra de hilos, telas, zipper, tijeras entre otras.

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
  • 22.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Luis Alberto to buy thread, fabric, zippers and scissors, among others.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 18, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013