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Norlan Jose
Young Norlan is 28 years old. He lives in Villa Venezuela in the city of Managua. He has worked as a taxi driver for four years. He travels the city day after day to serve his customers. He is single and his wishes are to improve his home. With some savings, he bought a taxi for his brother and now sees the profits. With this loan he hopes to repair the steering and car battery to give good service to his customers. His plans for the future are to buy another taxi unit and be able to have his own home for when he has a family.
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El joven Norlan tiene 28 años de edad, reside en Villa Venezuela en la ciudad de Managua, el se desempeña como cadete de taxi desde hace cuatro años, recorre día a día en la ciudad para abordar a clientes. El es soltero y sus deseos es poder mejorar su casa. Con unos ahorros le compro el taxi a su hermano y ahora ve las ganancias. Con esta solicitud de crédito desea reparar la dirección y la caja del carro para dar un buen servicio a sus clientes. Sus planes a futuro es poder comprar otra unidad de taxi, poder tener una casa propia para cuando tenga su familia.

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
  • 46
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Norlan Jose to purchase a car battery and repair the steering in his taxi.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 19, 2009
Apr 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009