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Denis Isaac
Denis Isaac, 45, is single and has four children, ages 12, 7, 5 and 3. He is from Malpaisillo which is located in the northern part of the country. Malpaisillo is known for being an agricultural region. Denis is a very responsible, hard-working man who is determined to get ahead in life for his small children, and to give them a better future. He has a carpentry shop, in a specific location in town, where he makes furniture out of wood and iron. He has been in business for three years and started it to have a source of income to support the family and provide the necessary security.

He is in need of a loan for working capital and to stock his company with wood and iron to make furniture. Denis Isaac is grateful for the help Kiva lenders give to people with scarce resources in poor countries such as Nicaragua so they can have decent jobs.
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Denis Isaac de 45 anos de edad, soltero con cuatro hijos de 12, 7, 5,3 anos. Él es originario de Malpaisillo lugar que esta ubicado en la zona norte del país, Malpaisillo se caracteriza por una zona agrícola. Denis es un hombre muy responsable, trabajador, con ganas de salir adelante en la vida por sus pequeños hijos para brindarle un futuro mejor. Él tiene por actividad económica un taller de ebanistería el cual consisten en la elaboración de mueble de madera y hierro, negocio que lo tiene ubicado en un lugar especifico de su localidad. Experiencia en el negocio 3 anos. Negocio que surgió por la necesidad de tener una fuente de trabajo para poder sostener a su familia y brindarle la seguridad que necesitan. El financiamiento lo necesita para invertir en capital de trabajo y surtir su negocio en la compra de madera y hierro para la elaboración de muebles. Denis Isaac agradece la ayuda que le brindan los inversionistas kiva a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener fuentes de trabajo digna.

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
  • 54
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Denis Isaac to buy wood and iron to make furniture.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014