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Eryk Jose
Don Eryk is 34 years old. He lives in Acoyapa Chontales with his father and siblings. They are a very close family. For ten years he has worked in his own furniture making workshop. He established it with the help of his parents and his own hard work. Eryk is described as being an honest, hardworking and social person.

He is asking Kiva for a loan to buy wood, such as laurel and mahogany. This way he can grow his business with the purpose of generating more income and thus improving his quality of life. he dreams of having his own big business stocked with a selection of precious woods and becoming a wholesale distributor.
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Don Eryk tiene la edad de 34 años, habita en Acoyapa chontales con su papá y hermanos son una familia muy unidas, desde hace diez años trabaja en su propio taller de ebanisteria, el que ha establecido con la ayuda de sus Padres y esfuerzo propio; don Eryk se caracteriza por ser una persona honrada trabajadora y social.

Solicita este prestamo a Kiva para compra de madera como Laurel y Caoba de esta menera incrementar su negocio con el proposito que le genere mayor utilidad y asi poder mejorar sus condiciones de vida. Sueña con ver su pequeño Taller en una gran empresa manteniendo su negocio surtido de maderas preciosas y convertirse en distribuidor mayorista.

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
  • 77
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Eryk Jose to buy wood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014