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Zaida Rosa
Zaida is 58 years old. She lives in the Edgar Munguia neighborhood, which is a very dangerous area because of crime. Her husband is a construction worker and works on his own. She is the mother of three children.

Zaida works selling soft drinks, popsicles, and ice. She is requesting this loan to purchase a freezer so that she can keep her products fresh and guarantee her daily sales to be able to pay her expenses and help her children.
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Doña Zaida, tiene 58 años de edad habitante del barrio Edgar Munguía una zona muy peligrosa por la delincuencia, su esposo es albañil y trabaja por cuenta propia, ella es madre de tres hijos, el medio de sobrevivencia de doña Zaida es la venta de refrescos, paletas heladas y hielo. El crédito que solicita es para comprar un congelador, con el objetivo de que sus productos se mantengan frescos y así garantizar la venta diaria para poder pagar sus gastos y ayudar a sus hijos.

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

  • $3,636
    Average annual income
  • 145
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,086,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Zaida Rosa to purchase a freezer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014