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Juan Zenon
Juan Zenón is 47 years old, married to Mrs. Xiomara Amador. They live with their children in the Comarca El Jicaro, jurisdiction of Nueva Guinea where he works his farm together with his wife and children. Since very young he has worked in farming and thanks to his effort and sacrifice he owns a small farm where he grows basic grains and musaceae, milks and takes care of his livestock as well as the maintainance of the farm which has good sanitary and nutritional conditions. He also receives extra income to support his family by selling dairy products .

He is requesting his first loan to buy calves, which he will look after and fatten, and when they reach the weight required by the national and international market he will sell them at an excellent price which will allow him to obtain good profit to improve the living conditions of his family.

It is his dream to give his family good conditions and increase his livestock as it represents the patrimony of his family.

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Juan Zenón de 47 años de edad esta casado con la Sra. Xiomara Amador, viven junto a sus hijos en la Comarca El Jicaro, jurisdiccion de Nueva Guinea, en donde junto a su esposa e hijos desarrollan las actividades de su finca, desde muy joven ha trabajado en las actividades agropecuarias y gracias a su esfuerzo y sacrificio tiene su pequeña finca en la que se dedica al establecimiento de cultivos de granos basicos, establecimeinto de musacea, ordeño y cuido de su inventario ganadero, de igual manera el mantenimiento de la finca, la que cuenta con buen manejo sanitario y nutricional, ademas por la venta de productos lacteos recibe ingresos adicionales para el sustento familiar.

Esta solicitando su 1er credito para compra de ternero desarrollo, los que pretende cuidarlos y engordarlos para que cuando alcancen el peso que requiere el mercado nacional e internacional, pueda comercializarlos a un excelente precio que le permita obtener buenas ganancias que le ayudaran a darles mejores condiciones de vida a su familia.

Sueña con poder darle a su familia buenas condiciones y fortalecer su inventario ganadero, ya que es el patrimonio que les dejara cuando falte.

Additional Information


This loan is administered by AFODENIC, La Asociación para el Fomento al Desarrollo Nicaragua, a Kiva Field Partner based in Managua, Nicaragua. Founded in 1999, AFODENIC was created to promote the socio-economic and cultural development of sectors that are excluded from commercial banking. Integrating economic and human resources, AFODENIC offers affordable and adaptable financial services aimed at strengthening the family unit of their clients, who include students, producers, and micro- and small entrepreneurs from rural and urban areas. AFODENIC is a socially responsible institution engaged in society and making a positive impact on its professional partners and communities.

Supporting a borrower through AFODENIC contributes to the pursuit of innovation in mitigating poverty in Nicaragua. Visit AFODENIC’s partner page for more information.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 67
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,102,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Juan Zenon purchase of calves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 18, 2010
Jun 10, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011