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Juan Jose

Update on Juan Jose

Juan continues with his billiard business and the sale of fried snacks that he makes in the afternoon. Since his wife has a permanent job as a tax collector by day, [he is] always helping his family.

For him, improvements to his home are the priority. Now that he has the help of financing, he has been able to make short-term advances in his house. With this new loan, he will tile the living room and bedrooms, [in order] to achieve better hygiene and comfort for his children. He will purchase sand, cement, and gravel in order to start the project.
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Don Juan sigue con su negocio de billares y la venta de fritanga que hace por las tardes, su esposa, ya que por el día, tiene su trabajo fijo como recaudadora de impuesto, siempre apoyando a su familia.
Para él, las mejoras a su casa, es la prioridad, hoy que cuenta con el respaldo del financiamiento, ha logrado avanzar a corto plazo en su vivienda. Con este nuevo préstamo embaldosará la sala y cuarto logrando mejor higiene y comodidad a sus hijos. Comprara arena, cemento, piedrín para comenzar la obra.

Previous Loan Details

Juan is a humble man and a hardworking businessman. His life partner works for a private business, this being additional income. His project is to improve his quality of life with the profits obtained from his business. His business is the entertainment service of billiards, and at the same ... More from Juan Jose's previous loan »

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.

Concurrent and Successive Loans

Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.

This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 125
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,546,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Juan Jose to buy sand, cement, and gravel to tile [his] living room and bedrooms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 22, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 18, 2013