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Total loan: $1,000
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Benjamin

Nicaragua
Chinandega, Nicaragua / Fish Selling

A loan of $1,000 helped to buy fishing equipment such as nets.


Benjamin's story

Benjamin is 55, single has a 9 year old son, he is from the department of Chinandega el Viejo; place known for its traditional fishing technique activity, business that he's had for 15 years. His business involves fishing all types of seafood such as lobster, fish of exporting quality and the product he gets he sells to the distributors in the area who export it. He learned his business from his dad who also works in this activity. He needs the loan to buy fishing equipment and renew what he already has. Benjamin is thankful for the help that Kiva investors give to people with limited resources in poor countries like Nicaragua so that they can have a dignified way to live.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Sofia Burt



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: October 23, 2012

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: October 23, 2012