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Guillermo Ramon
Guillermo Ramón has a business selling seafood. He has had this business for more than 15 years and learned the trade from his mom. He gains most customers working as an itinerant vendor and has to get ready to go out very early every morning to sell the variety of products that his customers request. He will use this loan to buy shrimp, fish, 'punches', crabs, shellfish, 'chuletas' and other seafood.
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Guillermo Ramón tiene su negocio que es la venta de mariscos. Hace más de 15 años que tiene este negocio. Fue por su Mama que el logro aprender este medio de vida, el obtiene más clientes de manera ambulante por lo que tiene que alistarse todos los días para salir muy temprano y ofrecer la variedad de productos que le solicitan. El crédito es para la compra de camarones, pescado, punches, jaibas, concha, chuletas entre otros mariscos.

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,767,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Guillermo Ramon to buy shrimp, fish, 'punches', crabs, shellfish, 'chuletas' and other seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 19, 2011
Sep 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013