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Brigida Rosa
Brigida is 64 years old and is married to Luciano Garcia with whom she has three children aged 23, 19, and 18 years. All her children help with the work on the small farm located in the Cmca. El Zapote jurisdiction of the municipality La Libertad. She has a lot of experience with the agricultural and livestock sector and after working in this sector for more than 30 years, she has her own livestock herd.
She is applying for her first loan to pay for farming supplies (grass seeds, urea, and insecticide) that she will use to ready the soil for planting grass, which she will sell and use to generate income for her family.
Brigida’s dream is to be able to increase the productivity of her farm so that she can better the living conditions of her children.
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Brigida de 64 años de edad es casada con el Sr. Luciano Garcia con quien tiene 3 hijos de 23, 19 y 18 años de edad los cuales les ayudan a trabajar en su pequeña finca ubicada en la Cmca. El Zapote jurisdiccion de el municipio de La Libertad. Tiene una gran experiencia en la actividad agropecuaria, pues desde hace mas de 30 años que trabaja en ella, cuenta con inventario ganadero propio.

Esta solicitando su 1er credito con el objetivo de comprar insumos (semillas de pasto, urea e insectisida) con los cuales prepara la tierra para posteriormente sembar pasto, los que comercializara y le generara ingresos para el sosten familiar.

El mayor sueño de doña Brigida es poder aumentar los recursos de su finca para brindarle mejores condiciones de vida a sus hijos.

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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Brigida Rosa purchase of farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
May 13, 2010
Jun 9, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2011