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Jaime is 54 years old. His business is buying and selling livestock and he has been in this business for more than 40 years. With the help of his wife, he has managed to get ahead in life. He managed to acquire the experience which he needs for this business as most of his customers request very good-quality products from him. This loan will be used to buy bulls, cows, goats, etc. Jaime's dream is for his children to manage to continue in this business as it makes decent profits.
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Jaime tiene 54 años, su actividad económica es la compra y venta de ganado. Hace más de 40 años que se dedica a este negocio, por lo que con la ayuda de su esposa es que ha logrado salir adelante. Consiguió adquirir experiencia necesaria para este negocio, pues la mayoría de sus clientes le solicitan muy buenos productos. El crédito es para la compra de toros, vacas, chivos, entre otros. El sueño de Jaime es que sus hijos logren seguir con este medio de vida pues obtiene ciertas ganancias.

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
  • 60
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Jaime to buy bulls, cows and goats.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 24, 2011
Sep 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012