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Gerardo Porfirio
Mr. Gerardo Porfirio C. C. has done farm work for more than 35 years. His greatest difficulty is the lack of water in the summer and the occasional bad winter. He started wiht the support of other agricultural workers. His future plan for his crop is to be able to do soil conservation work to improve production and be able to sell at a better price. He lives in the town of Nindiri with his wife who helps with the expenses of the home. They have three children who are 25, 18, and 15 years old, all are male, and the older two live on their own and the youngest studies in high school. His plans for his family are to provide them with a better quality of life. He is thankful for the Kiva loans, as Afodenic has provided the loan money to buy fertilizers for his current crop.
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El señor Gerardo Porfirio C. C., se dedica a los trabajos de campos desde hace más de 35 años, la mayor dificultad que se le presenta es la falta de agua en el verano y en algunas ocasiones el mal invierno, él inicio con el apoyo de otros agricultores, los planes futuros hacia su cultivo es poder hacer trabajos de conservación de suelo, para mejorar la producción y venderla a un mejor precio, el habita en el municipio de Nindiri , junto a su esposa la cual le apoya con los ingresos del hogar , ellos tiene tres hijos de 25,18,15 todos varones los mayores ya son independientes; el menor estudia su secundaria , los planes hacia su familia es poder brindares una mejores condiciones de vida . Agradece a los fondos Kiva ya que a través de Afodenic, recibe el financiamiento para la comprar de insumos y fertilizantes para la aplicación de dicho cultivo.

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About AFODENIC

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
  • 110
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,831,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Gerardo Porfirio fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 16, 2010
Listed
Mar 25, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2011