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Adilio De Jesus
Adilio, 65 years old, lives in the village of Los Cerrones. Being a single child, he was not able to go to school, because he had to help his mother with work on the family farm. He lives with his spouse and their children, whom he taught how to farm and how to grow coffee. In his village, there is no electricity, which is why he asks for a loan in order to buy solar panels. Thus, his family's living conditions will improve, he will be able to shell the coffee beans after sunset in his house, and in the morning his wife will be able to prepare food for him.
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El señor Adilio tiene la edad de 65 años, él vive en la comunidad de los cerrones, y por ser hijo único no pudo estudiar porque le ayudaba a su mama en el trabajo del campo, actualmente vive con su esposa y sus hijos a quienes les ha enseñado el trabajo en el campo y la siembra del café; en esta comunidad no hay luz eléctrica es por eso que solicita el crédito para la compra del sistema solar y poderle brindar una mejor condición de vida a su familia a la vez para que en la temporada de cosecha de cafe pueda el iluminarse y asi poder realizar el trabajo de la despulpa del café en su casa por la noche y en la madrugada que sale al trabajo su esposa le pueda alistar la comida .

Additional Information

More information about this loan

TECNOSOL is a for-profit renewable energy company that provides electricity and solar powered products to families living off the grid in Nicaragua. It enables households to generate their own energy and replace toxic and expensive sources of light and heat like kerosene, diesel and wood. 

Many of TECNOSOL's clients cannot afford the high upfront costs of buying solar products. Kiva loans help these households purchase clean energy products. 

Solar home systems are much more than a solar lamp and can provide users with life changing amounts of power: enough power to run multiple lights, home appliances, radios, and TVs. These systems are modular, enabling clients to add solar panels and batteries to meet their increasing energy demands.  

Important Information

This Kiva loan will be used to provide borrowers with needed goods or services, as opposed to cash or financial credit.

About Nicaragua

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 162
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,195,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $525 helped Adilio De Jesus to buy solar panels for his home.
3% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 22, 2014
Listed
Jan 30, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A