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Marco Antonio
Marco Antonio is 55 years old and married with four adult children. He is originally from León, a place that is located in the western part of the country.

Marco works as a veterinary and has been doing this work for 18 years. He is a responsible man, hardworking, with good moral character.

Marco is asking for a loan in order to make improvements to his house which consists of putting up a wall. With the loan proceeds he will buy construction materials such as cement, zinc, sand, gravel, wire and nails.

Marco is grateful for the support that the Kiva loaners provide to people with scarce resources and poor countries such as Nicaragua in order to have a place to live.
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Marco Antonio de 55 anos, casado con cuatro hijos mayores de edad. Él es originario de León, lugar que esta ubicado en la zona de occidente del país. Marco tiene por actividad económica el servicio de veterinaria desde hace 18 anos que se dedica a dicha actividad. Él es un hombre responsable, trabajador, con buena calidad moral. Marco esta solicitando el financiamiento para realizar mejoras en su casa de habitación la cual consisten en levantar una pared. Con el financiamiento comprara material de construcción como cemento, zinc, arena, piedrín, alambre, clavos. Marco agradece la ayuda que los inversionistas kiva les brindan a personas de escasos recursos y países pobre como es Nicaragua para tener un lugar digno donde vivir.

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
  • 32
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,475 helped Marco Antonio to buy construction materials such as cement, zinc, sand, gravel, wire and nails in order to put up a wall in his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 18, 2013