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Wilber Alexis
Wilber is 34 years old. He lives in “Los Ladinos” neighborhood in Managua capital city. He is married and has two children, ages 2 and 9. Wilber has worked in a body shop for fifteen years. Due to lack of financing he hasn’t been able to open his own workshop. This is his third loan request to Afodenic, which he will use to buy dressed timber to repair the ceiling, as well as to plaster the living room and bedroom walls. He has also used his previous loans to make home improvements. In the long term, it is one of his goals to have his own workshop in order to make a larger income and to help his children go to school.
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Don Wilber tiene 34 años de edad, habita en un barrio que se llama los ladinos, en la capital de Managua, su esposa le tiene dos hijos de 2 y 9 años de edad. El Sr. Wilber trabaja en enderezado y pintura desde hace quince años, por falta de financiamiento no ha podido tener su propio taller, con esta solicitud es la tercera que hace en Afodenic lo cual ha podido hacer mejoras de su casa, con esta solicitud va ha comprar cuartones para cambiar el techo, a si como repellar paredes de la sala y el cuarto. A largo plazo es poder tener su propio taller que es uno de sus metas para obtener mejores ganancias y ayudar a sus hijos con la educación.

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
  • $25,406,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Wilber Alexis purchase construction material to plaster his home walls and to repair the ceiling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 18, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009