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Brigido Jose
Brigido is married and has three children; two of them are independent adults and one lives with him. Brigido works as a civil engineer and supervisor of contractor projects.
This is his fifth loan request to continue working on home improvements. This time he wishes to finish building a room addition to his house, which will bring greater comfort and privacy to his family.
It is worth noting that with loans financed through AFODENIC he has been able to make improvements to his home with room additions, remodeling and painting in order to improve its appearance.
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Brigido es casado ha procreado tres hijos, de los cuales dos son independientes y mayores de edad, uno de ellos habita en su casa, Brigido trabaja como ingeniero en obras civiles desempeñándose como supervisor, Solicita su quinto crédito para continuar con el mejoramiento de vivienda, esta vez desea terminar de construir un cuarto anexo a su casa, que le permitirá brindar a su familia mayor comodidad y privacidad. Cabe señalar que con los préstamos financiados con AFODENIC ha venido mejorando su casa de habitación, realizando anexos, remodelación y pintura de la misma para mejor presentación.

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 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
  • 110
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,832,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,275 helped Brigido Jose to buy materials such as iron, cement, sand and blocks.
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 30, 2012