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Mayela Melissa
Mayela lives in the municipality of Ticuantepe with her husband who is self-employed, they have children and her plans for her family are to improve their living conditions. For several years now, Mayela has been working in a private company, but her salary doesn't stretch far enough to be able to buy construction materials in one go to make improvements to her home. This is why she has asked for Kiva's support to make it easier and achieve her dreams of seeing her home completed, as her children are growing up quickly and need privacy. The loan she requests is to buy construction materials.
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La señora Mayela, es habitante del municipio de Ticuantepe, junto a su esposo el cual trabaja por cuenta propia, ellos tienen hijos , los planes hacia su familia es mejorar las condiciones de vida , Mayela desde hace varios años labora en una empresa privada , pero su sueldo no le ajusta para poder comprar de una sola vez materiales de construcción y poder realizar mejoras a su hogar .Lo cual solicita el apoyo de Kiva para que le brinden facilidad y realizar sus sueños de ver construida su vivienda , ya que sus pequeños van creciendo cada día y necesitan de privacidad .El crédito lo quiere para comprar materiales de construcción .

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
  • 51
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,293,200
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Mayela Melissa to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2012
Apr 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012