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Rafaela is married, she is a hardworking woman, her husband is a construction worker and she has two young children. Her project is the betterment of her home's infrastructure which is in bad condition so that she can give her family a better life. As a farmer from a young age she started working the land and with the support of her father in law who gave her the necessary know-how for maintenance of the land. She was able to have her own pineapple farm. Her plans are to improve her land with fertilizer to have a better production, color and taste from the pineapple.
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Rafaela casada, mujer trabajadora, su esposo de professión albañil, tiene dos hijos menores de edad. Su proyecto mejorar la infraestructura de su vivienda que están en malas condiciones dándole a sus familia un mejor bienestar, agricultura desde muy joven de edad inicio a cosechar la tierra y con apoyo del suegro que le brindo los conocimientos necesario para el mantenimiento. Ha logrado tener su finca con producción de piña.
Sus planes son mejorar los cultivos con la aplicación de fertilizantes, para tener una mayor producción, coloración y sabor de piña.

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
  • 97
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,800,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Rafaela buy fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 25, 2011
Mar 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011