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Jorge Luis
Jorge Luis T. L. is 41 years old and married. His wife works as a secretary at a private business and they have a 9-year-old son in elementary school. They have been farmers for more than 10 years, during which time they have faced pest and drought problems that have diminished their crops, causing financial problems that affect the entire family.

They are requesting a loan for their farmlands to provide plant health care that helps the crops. With the loan, they will purchase fertilizers, fungicides and plant supplies which will allow for the future diversification of their crops and/or obtaining a piece of land to expand their croplands, which will continuously improve their socio-economic conditions.

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El señor Jorge Luis T. L., tiene la edad de 41 años es casado y su esposa es secretaria de una empresa privada, ellos tienen un hijo de 9 años, el cual estudia la primaria, ellos son agricultores desde hace mas de 10 años, en los cuales se ha enfrentado a problemas de plagas y sequia, que han disminuido las cosechas, ocasionándoles problemas económicos que afectan a toda la familia, es para sus terrenos que solicitan un préstamo para un mantenimiento fitosanitario que favorezca los terrenos, con el préstamo compraran fertilizantes, fungicidas, e insumos vegetativos, que ha futuro admitan la diversificación de sus siembras y/o la obtención de un terreno para la ampliación de sus plantaciones, que mejoren continuamente las condiciones socio-económicas en las que actualmente habitan.

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
  • 106
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,828,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Jorge Luis plant health care.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 20, 2010
Dec 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 16, 2012