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Orlando Jose
Orlando is a hard-working man, honest and responsible. He is married and his wife works as a merchant. He has been a farmer for a long time and started with the support of his parents. They taught him how to cultivate the land.

The main problem he faces is the price increase of agricultural inputs which he needs to maintain and protect his crop. His business plan is to improve the soil of his farm with the incorporation of fertilizers. He is requesting a loan for the purchase of fertilizers to yield a better harvest.
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Orlando hombre trabajador, honesto y responsable, casado su esposa es comerciante, agricultor desde hace tiempo, inicio con el apoyo de sus padres fueron ellos que le enseñaron a cultivar la tierra.
El principal problema que enfrenta es el alza de los insumos y productos agrícolas lo cuales requiere para mantener y proteger al cultivo. Planes para su negocio es mejora los suelos de su finca con la incorporación de abonos. El préstamo que solicita es para la compra de fertilizantes y abonar su cultivo para que le rinda.

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
  • 76
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $825 helped Orlando Jose the purchase of fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 14, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014