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Madeline Jissell
Madeline is 25 years old, married and has one child. She works as a technical unit analyst - project coordinator in a private company. She has the support of her husband who works in advertising. Together they have managed to obtain their own home and their aim is to gradually improve it. They will use this loan to put down tiles throughout their home since the floor is very old and broken in places. For this work they will buy tiles, cement, porcelain and separators so that they can lay down twenty square meters in their home. Madeline is happy to be making this change and happy with the financial support she is receiving through this loan from Afodenic.
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Madeline de 25 años de edad, casada madre de un hijo. Labora como analista de unidad técnica coordinadora de proyectos en una empresa privada.
Teniendo el apoyo de su esposo que trabaja en publicidad. Juntos han logrado tener su casa y como objetivo es ir mejorando. Con este préstamo lograra poner cerámica en toda su casa, ya que el piso está muy viejo y parte quebrada.
Para esto comprara cerámica, cemento bond, porcelana, separadores para poner en ciento veinte metros cuadrados de su vivienda. Lo que está contenta por este cambio y por el apoyo financiero a plazo que brinda Afodenic.

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
  • 58
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Madeline Jissell to put down tiles throughout her home, managing to make this improvement since the floor is very old and broken in places.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 24, 2010
Feb 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011