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Update on Mirta

Doña Mirta is a client who has worked many years in order to support her children. Today her children are already grown and independent. They are now helping her. Mirta always continued to work hard at her grocery store and it has been very profitable for many years. For this reason, she is pleased to be managing this business with her husband.

This is the third loan she has requested. Mirta will invest in her business by purchasing basic grains, dairy products, sausages, sodas, meats, snack foods, household cleaning products, toiletries, and other items. All of these products are demanded by her customers.
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Doña Mirta es una clienta que ha trabajado desde hace muchos años para mantener a sus hijos quienes hoy en día ya son mayores de edad e independientes y ahora le ayudan, siempre sigue luchando con la pulpería desde hace muchos años negocio que le es muy rentable por lo que está muy contenta el cual lo administra con su esposo, este tercer crédito lo solicita para invertir en su negocio comprando granos básicos, lácteos, embutidos, gaseosas, carnes, golosinas, productos de limpieza para el hogar y el asea personal entre otros, todos estos productos de la demanda de sus clientes.

Previous Loan Details

Mirta continues in her grocery store business. She has invested some more in her business and is now able to sell more refrigerated goods as she bought a larger refrigerated display case with capital she obtained through her previous loan. Her husband supports her with her business. He works a... More from Mirta's previous loan »

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.

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.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 90
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,770,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Mirta to buy basic grains, dairy products, sausages, sodas, meats, snack foods, household cleaning products, toiletries, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 26, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013