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Ileana Maria
Sra. Illeana Maria Martínez is 45 years old. She resides in the town of Ticuantepe with her husband, who helps with the household expenses, and their daughters. Her future plans include providing her daughters what they need to continue their studies and help them become professionals since she was not able to finish her education as a result of her financial situation.

Doña Ileana sells beauty products and clothing in order to generate a monthly income. With her earnings, she and her husband are close to fulfilling their dream of opening a small store in their home. Ileana is very pleased with the loan because of the low interest rates and the fact that it has helped her grow as a merchant. This loan will be used to buy cosmetics and clothing.

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La señora Ileana Maria Martínez , tiene la edad de 45 años , habita en el municipio de Ticuantepe junto a su esposo que le apoya con los gastos del hogar y sus hijas , los planes hacia un futuro es poder brindarle siempre apoyo a sus hijas para que puedan seguir estudiando y lleguen a ser profesionales ya que ella por su situación económica no culmino sus estudios , doña Ileana se dedica a la venta de productos de belleza y ropa lo cual le genera ingresos mensuales y con sus ganancias y el apoyo de su esposo casi logran el sueño de poder tener una pequeña tienda en su casa de habitación , ella se siente muy contenta con financiamiento ya que los intereses son bajos y eso le ayuda para poder crecer como comerciante .El crédito lo quiere para la compra de cosmético y ropa .

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
  • 112
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,828,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Ileana Maria to purchase cosmetics and clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 9, 2011
May 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2012