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Sixta is a hardworking woman and single mother. Through her own efforts she supports her children day to day. Her children also help her, selling cookies. Her plans for her family are to improve their house and for her children to better themselves.

She has her own business, a stand selling tortillas. It presents difficulties when she gets sick, since she has to stop working, starting again when she gets better. The stand is located in her house.

The loan she is asking for is to buy corn and firewood. She thanks the organization for its support for the development of her business.
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Sixta mujer trabajadora, madre soltera con sus propios esfuerzo le brinda a sus hijos el sustentó diario, también sus hijos le ayudan ya que venden galletita, planes para su familia mejorar su vivienda y que sus hijos se superen.
Tiene su propio negocio su puesto de venta de tortillas, se le presenta dificultades cuando se enferma ya que abandona su trabajo reiniciando al momento que se mejora. El puesta localizado en su casa.
El préstamo que solicitad es para invertirlo en la compra de maíz, leña. Agradeciéndole a la financiera por su apoyo para el desarrollo de su negocio.

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
  • 94
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,742,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Sixta purchase of supplies to make tortillas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 22, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2011