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Aleyda De Jesus
Doña Aleyda, aged 35, is an active woman who has worked in domestic services since the age of 18, when she began working because of the need to help her parents and to cover her own personal expenses. She lives in Lomas de Memorial Sandino district with a 9 year old daughter who is currently in second grade. Her husband works as a taxi cadet. She hasn't stopped working though so she can help with the household bill sand save money for their own house.

This is her sixth loan from Afodenic: her loans have been very beneficial and have already allowed her to improve her house and allow her family to enjoy a dignified home. With this loan she is going to purchase construction materials to make a wall in front of her house to provide security and better protection for their daughter. Their future plans are to be able to set-up a grocery store where she will be able to enjoy helping her daughter in the home.
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Doña Aleyda a sus 35 años de edad, es una mujer activa, trabaja en servicios domésticos desde hace dieciocho años, que inicio con la necesidad de apoyar a sus padres, como para cubrir sus necesidades personales, habita en Lomas de memorial sandino con una hija de 9 años de edad, que cursa el segundo grado, su esposo se desempeña como cadete de taxi, ella no dejo de trabajar para poder ayudarse entre si con los gastos y ahorrar para hacer su propia casa, en Afodenic esta es su sexta solicitud lo cual ha sido de mucho beneficios ya que ha podido hacer las mejoras a su casa y poder gozar con sus familia de una casa digna, con este préstamo va a comprar materiales de construcción para hacer un muro en frente de su casa, y poder estar segura y mejor protección para su hija. Sus planes a futuro es poder lograr tener una pulpería donde pueda gozar estar apoyando a su hija en casa.

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.

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 56
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,750,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Aleyda De Jesus purchase construction material to build a wall.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 10, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009