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Ervin Alexander

Update on Ervin Alexander

Ervin Alexsander is 36 years old. He runs a grocery store from his house stocked with staples. Lately he has seen a rise in the number of his customers as they always find what they need in his store. He is a man full of energy, active and eager to work. He thinks that the courage and motivation to achieve success in the future are essential elements of life. He is asking for the loan to buy dry grains, sweets, beverages, bread, tinned soup and other such products.
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Ervin Alexsander tiene 36 años, el posee una pulpería en su vivienda y está muy surtida con productos de primera necesidad, últimamente se ha hecho de mucha clientela por sus clientes que siempre encuentran lo que necesitan él es un hombre lleno de energía, activo y con muchas ganas de trabajar, piensa que el coraje y la motivación de llegar al éxito en un futuro son elementos esenciales en la vida. Solicita el crédito para la compra de granos básicos, golosinas, bebidas, pan, sopas enlatados entre otros.

Previous Loan Details

Ervin is 35 years old and sells general merchandise. He has had this business for more than three years. He lives with his family in a town in Chichigalpa. Despite not having many amenities he strives every day to provide his family with the necessities. He goes out every day to offer the product... More from Ervin Alexander's previous loan »

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).

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 59
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Ervin Alexander to buy dry grains, sweets, beverages, bread, tinned soup and other products.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 7, 2011
Oct 9, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2012
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Ervin Alexander. It was first posted on Kiva on Nov, 2010. Learn More