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Celso Antonio
Celso Antonio, 47, is single and has three children. His economic activity is selling groceries and other products. He’s been in business 22 years. He sells from place to place. The business consists in buying sesame, peanuts, soya beans and beans to export to Guatemala and El Salvador. He started this activity in order to have a means of work to support his children. The object of the loan is to invest in working capital and to expand the business.
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Celso Antonio de 47 años de edad, soltero con 3 hijos de edad, tiene por actividad económica una pulpería y productos varios, tiempo de tener el negocio 22 años, el cual lo tiene de forma ambulante, el negocio consiste en la compra de: ajonjolí, maní, soya, frijoles, los cuales exporta a Guatemala y salvador, actividad que inicio para tener una herramienta de trabajo para sacar adelante a sus hijos, el objetivo del préstamo es para invertir en capital de trabajo y ampliar el negocio.

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
  • 29
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,395,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,200 helped Celso Antonio to buy grains for export.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 11, 2012