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Melania Del Socorro
Melania is a woman of limited financial resources. She works as a janitor to help support her family. Melania is the mother of four children and her goal is to build a small house. She has been making progress with the loans she has received from AFODENIC. Melania has participated in twelve loan cycles. She has the support of her husband, who works as a mechanic.

With this new loan, Melania plans to build a small wall in order to protect her property. She will buy construction materials such as stone, sand, cement, and iron so that the work can begin. This will be of great benefit by providing security for her family.

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Melania es una mujer de pocos recursos económicos, labora como conserje para ayudar con el sustento de la familia. Es madre de cuatro hijos. En donde su meta ha sido la construcción de su pequeña casa, que ha venido mejorando por medio de los financiamientos que Afodenic ha otorgado con doce ciclos. Y él apoyo de su esposo que trabaja en la mecánica.
Lo que hará con este nuevo préstamo es la construcción de un pequeño muro para reguardar su propiedad. Lo que comprara materiales de construcción como: piedra, arena, cemento, hierro y comenzar la obra que será de mucho beneficio para la seguridad de 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
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Melania Del Socorro purchase construction materials to build a security wall on her property.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 20, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011