Update on Ramón AntonioDon Ramón and his wife look after their home. Both of them work hard so that they can provide the best for their two children. Ramón earns a salary as a security guard, which he uses to provide for his children’s education so that they can make something of their lives. His previous job involved cultivating land on a farm, but he did not do very well. It was more profitable for him to come to Managua and work as a security guard, which helps him to repay his loans.
On this occasion, Ramón is requesting a loan so that he can install room dividers. His previous loan was used to install sewer lines. If he had not done so, he would have been fined by the Ministry of Health. Now he can pursue his original goal of buying crossbeams, zinc sheets, cement, iron, blocks, and sand.
Previous Loan DetailsDon Ramon works as a security guard. He has kept his job and thanks to this his family life has improved as he is able to make improvements to his residence. This new loan is for making dividers for the rooms. He will buy construction materials and will begin the work which will give more secu... More from Ramón Antonio's previous loan »
About AFODENICThis 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.
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