Check out other loans that are currently fundraising!
Martha Lourdes
Mrs Martha and her husband are residents of the Ticuantepe municipality. He works for a private company to help cover the expenses of the household. They have children. Their future plans are to improve their quality of life, and mainly to build a proper house. Mrs. Martha has been growing dragon fruit for several years. Her main challenge are the pests that attack the fruit. She is very happy with the support that she gets from Afondenic through the Kiva funds. There are many women that make a living in the fields and are able to harvest their crops thanks to the help that they receive through the loans. She needs this loan for the purchase of fertilizers and supplies.
View original language description ↓
La señora Martha , es habitante del municipio de Ticuantepe , junto a su esposo , el cual labora para una empresa privada , para apoyarle con los gasto s del hogar , ellos tienen hijos , los planes hacia un futuro es mejorar las condiciones de vida , principalmente hacer una vivienda digna , doña Martha desde hace varios años se dedica al cultivo de pitahaya , la mayor afectación que se le presenta son las plagas que invaden el cultivo , ella está muy contenta por el apoyo que le brinda Afodenic atravez de los fondos Kiva ya que son mucha las mujeres que se dedican a los trabajos del campos y logran sacar sus cosechas gracias al apoyo que reciben de los préstamos otorgados . El préstamo lo necesita para comprar fertilizantes e insumos.

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
  • 77
    View loans »
    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,406,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Martha Lourdes to purchase fertilizers and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 27, 2012
May 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013