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Orlando Jose
Olando José is 41 years old and lives in the "Central America" suburb in the town of Managua of the Catholic church on the Third South road. His wife is a a homemaker and they have two children aged 4 and 7. Orlando is a taxi driver and for the past eight years he has served the community through his journey services. He started by buying his car with savings from his previous job. This is his third cycle in Afodenic which has been of considerable benefit in allowing him to move forward with his objects and aims in life. With this loan he is going to buy a battery unit in order to improve the services he offers. His plan is to be able to maintain the good state of his car in order to be able to continue to offer a good service to his customers and in the future he hopes to change his car.
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El señor Orlando José tiene 41 años de edad, reside en el barrio Colonia Centro América en la ciudad de Managua de la Iglesia católica 3 c al Sur, su esposa es ama de casa, y le tiene dos hijos de 4 y 7 años de edad, don Orlando es taxista desde hace ocho años le servi a la comunidad por sus servicios de carreras. El inicio comprando este vehiculo con ahorros de su trabajo anterior, este es su tercer ciclo en Afodenic que ha sido de muchos beneficios para seguir adelante con los objetivos y proyecciones en su vida, con esta solicitud va a comprar planta de batería para renovar el servicio de operaciones, sus planes es poder mantener en buen estado su vehiculo para seguir ofreciendo un buen servicio a sus clientes, en un futuro espera cambiar de unidad de vehiculo.

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
  • 61
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Orlando Jose purchase a battery unit to improve the services he offers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 14, 2009
Apr 16, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2010