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Uriel is 54 years old and he engages in buying and selling pigs. He has been engaged in this activity for more than 20 years. He has proven himself to be very responsible and he has been punctual in the repayment of his dues. Every day he must go around in search of pigs to sell. The loan he is requesting will be used to buy pigs, because Christmas is approaching and he already has requests from his customers he needs to satisfy.
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Uriel tiene 54 años, su actividad es la compra y venta de cerdo. Hace más de 20 años que tiene este medio de vida. El ha sido una persona responsable y que ha demostrado el pago de sus cuotas en tiempo y forma. El tiene que salir todos los días a buscar los cerdos que le ofrecen. El financiamiento que solicita es para la compra cerdos, pues se acerca la temporada navideña y ya tiene ciertos encargos de sus clientes.

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
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Uriel to buy pigs.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012