Update on Ramon AntonioRamón lives in the municipality of Ticuantepe. He continues striving much in order to support his wife and children. He has spent the last few years growing pineapples, a business that has helped him much to cover household expenses and to give his loved ones a better life.
At present, Ramón is starting a new pineapple crop and needs to buy the necessary supplies. Thanks to this new loan he will buy what he needs: 25,000 pineapple seedlings, urea and fertilizer. He hopes that with this crop he will be able to continue forward with his plan to improve his house and his income.
Previous Loan DetailsMr. Ramón lives in the town of Ticuantepe with his wife and children. His plans for the future are to improve his lifestyle. For several years he has been growing pineapple, with his greatest challenge being having enough capital to provide adequate maintenance for his plantation. He is grat... More from Ramon Antonio's previous loan »
About AFODENICThis 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.
Concurrent and Successive Loans
Our Field Partners often work with borrowers over a series of loans as the borrowers build credit, take out bigger loans, and expand their businesses. In order to make it easier for our Field Partners to post loans for borrowers who have been listed on Kiva before, we allow them to post successive and concurrent loans for their Kiva borrowers. This means that our Field Partners are able to post a borrower's second, third, etc., loan on Kiva without having to re-enter all of the borrower's information.
This borrower has been listed on Kiva before, so you'll see an updated loan description, as well as excerpts of the original descriptions from earlier loans. Most borrowers take out loans consecutively, meaning that they receive a second loan after having repaid the first. However, sometimes our Field Partners give out concurrent loans, allowing borrowers to take out one primary loan and a secondary "add-on" loan along with it. These "add-on" loans are typically smaller than the borrower's primary loan and serve a different purpose. Because Field Partners can now post loans as successive and concurrent loans, you will be able to track borrower progress over time and see the various ways a borrower is working with our Field Partners through funds from Kiva’s lenders.
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