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Mario Antonio
Mario Antonio M. A. is 38 years old. He is married and his wife sells fruit and vegetables. They have 2 children, one teenager who is in hgih school and another who is in elementary school. Mario Antonio is a farmer with more than 15 years of experience. Over the years, insect infestations have reduced his harvests and caused him financial problems. He is requesting this loan for his land, so that he can buy fertilizers and fungicides that will allow him to maintain plant health. This will benefit both his crops and his sales levels over the short term which, in turn, will be beneficial to him financially and allow him to continue improving his family's standard of living.
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El señor Mario Antonio M. A., tiene la edad de 38 años es casado y su esposa se dedica a comercializar frutas y verduras, ellos tienen 2 hijos uno adolecente y el otro menor de edad, que se dedican a estudiar la primaria y secundaria respectivamente, el es agricultor con una experiencia de más de 15 años, años en los cuales la infección de plagas de insectos le disminuyen sus cosechas y le ocasionan problemas económicos, es para sus terrenos que solicita un préstamo para la compra de fertilizantes y fungicidas, que le permitan un Mantenimiento Fito Sanitario, en beneficio a corto plazo de las cosechas y sus niveles de ventas que favorezcan su economía para la mejora continua de sus niveles de vida.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 65
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $23,485,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Mario Antonio to maintain plant health.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Nov 25, 2010
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2011