Omar Isidro is 38 and he works offering his services as a bricklayer. He has had this livelihood for 15 years. He learned from his father, who taught him the trade so he would be able to get ahead in life through his own effort and dedication. The loan he is currently requesting is to buy a shovel, cement, iron, blocks and bricks among other construction items.
Omar Isidro tiene 38 años, su actividad es ofrecer los servicios de albañilería. Desde hace más de 15 años que tiene este medio de vida. El aprendió por su papa quien le enseño este negocio para que Omar pudiera salir adelante en la vida por medio de su esfuerzo y dedicación. El crédito que actualmente solicita es para la compra de herramientas como pala, cemento, hierro, bloques, ladrillos entre otros productos de construcción.
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).