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Jose Samuel
José lives with his family in the town of La Concepcion. He works in agriculture growing pineapple. He is asking for a loan to buy fertilizers and supplies to fertilize the ground and combat the plagues that are constantly threatening his crop. He will also use the loan to plant a quarter "manzana" (approx. 0.42 acres*) with pineappleto increase his production and income for his family.

*(one manzana = 1.68 acres)
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El señor José, es habitante del municipio de la CONCEPCION. Es agricultor y se dedica al cultivo de piña. El crédito solicitado es para la compra de fertilizantes e insumos para abonar la tierra y atacar las plagas que constantemente están atacando sus cultivos. También utilizará el crédito para comprar materiales para sembrar 1/4 de manzana de piña y así aumentar su producción y los ingresos para 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
  • 96
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,749,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Jose Samuel to buy supplies and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 27, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 18, 2013