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Oscar Humberto
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Oscar is a 62 year old man with two children, who are 20 and 26 years old and live independently. But he always tries to help them in any way he can.

Oscar and his wife live in Laureles Sur neighbourhood of the city. He is a topographer and a painter and his wife runs a small general store from their home. They require this loan to secure their home and shop by building a wall for the front room, where the shop is located.

Translated from Spanish by MuseAndThinker, Kiva Volunteer

Don Oscar es un señor de 62 años de edad, tiene 2 hijos de 20 y 26 años que ya son independientes a él, pero Don Oscar siempre está haciendo lo posible para ayudarles.

Don Oscar habita en el barrio Laureles Sur, es casado y su esposa es una pequeña comerciante que posee una pulpería en su casa de habitación.

Don Oscar trabaja como topógrafo y también es pintor. Está solicitando el préstamo para construir un muro delantero en su casa de habitación, para así poder darle seguridad al pequeño negocio de su esposa y a su casa también.

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
  • 32
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Oscar Humberto to build a wall in front of the house and the shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2008
Jul 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009