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Total loan: $550
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Hernan Alfonso

Nicaragua
Managua, Nicaragua / Clothing

A loan of $550 helped to buy various styles of sandals and slippers for children and adults.


Hernan Alfonso's story

Perseverance and dedication are two words which define Hernán. He is a man who has looked for ways to get ahead in life. He is 41 years old and married, with three children. Upon entering his house, one notices the variety of styles and colors he offers. He always serves his customers with friendliness and respect, since he wants them to come back again. He started his business selling sandals and slippers a year and a half ago, and it is currently his main source of income. His chief motivation is his family.

Hernán is requesting a loan which he needs to buy various styles of sandals and slippers, for both children and adults. He aims to stay focused on his work in order to expand his business, and he wants to provide his children with a future full of possibilities.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Patricia Linderman


Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2014

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Loan details

Loan length:

12 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2014