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Update on Jesus

Jesús is a simple man from the countryside who was born in the municipality of Yali on the outskirts of Estelí. He is married and has seven children, three girls and four boys. Only the youngest is still at school. Jesús earns his living growing organic coffee. Thanks to help from a previous loan he has managed to produce coffee despite disease that affected the plants, and he succeeded in covering the cost of production and paying off the loan on time.

Now he is seeking another loan to buy soluble manure, plant fertilizer, insecticide, and fungicide so he can look after his coffee plantation. With the loan he will be able to increase production as the plants will be well cared for.

In the future Jesús would like to improve his house and buy agricultural supplies and equipment. His next challenge is to boost production and yield for this new cycle.
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Jesús es un humilde campesino, es originario del municipio de Yali en las afueras de Estelí, casado, tiene 7 hijos de los cuales 3 son mujeres y 4 son varones, solo el menor está estudiando actualmente. Se dedica a la siembra de cafe organico gracias a la ayuda del financimiento logro sacar su produccion de cafe apesar de la plaga que afecto a las siembra el logro cubris los costos de produccion y cancelar su credito a tiempo. Hoy esta solicitando el financiamiento esta solicitando el credito para la compra de abonos solubles, fertilizantes foliares, insecticidas y fungicidas para el cuido y manejo de su plantación de café.
Con este crédito podrá incrementar su producción porque podrá darle buen mantenimiento a su cultivo.
Sus planes futuros son mejorar su vivienda y compra de materiales y equipos agrícolas. Su meta próxima es levantar la producción en rendimientos para este nuevo ciclo.

Previous Loan Details

Jesús, 65 years old, is originally from Ocotolillo, in the municipaltiy of Yali in the department of Jinotega. He is the father of 7 children, and works as a farmer. He plants coffee and basic grains. Due to his poverty, he didn't learn to read or write during his childhood, as he had to work ... More from Jesus's previous loan »

Additional Information

Concurrent and Successive Loans

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 34
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Jesus buy soluble manure, plant fertilizer, insecticide, and fungicide for his coffee plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 27, 2013
May 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2014