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Maria Elena
Sra. Maria lives in the neighbourhood of San Caralampio in the municipality of La Concepcion with her husband. She works hard every day to improve her standard of living. Currently she has two manzanas (approximately 3.5 acres) of coffee plants and two manzanas of citrus trees (lemons, oranges, avocado), all of which require maintenance so they don’t get disease or damage from the weather.

With the loan she is seeking Maria plans to buy agricultural supplies and fertilizer necessary for the best care of her fields. She is grateful for the support from Afodinic and Kiva over the years.
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La señora Maria, habita en el Municipio de la Concepcion en el barrio llamado San Caralampio, junto a su esposa lucha dia a dia para salir adelante y mejorar sus condiciones de vida, actualmente tiene sembrada dos manzanas de Cafe y dos manzanas de Citricos como, Limones, Naranjas Dulce, Aguacate, los cuales requieren de Mantenimiento para evitar las plagas y el al tiempo del clima, con este credito que se le ha otorgado comprara los insumos y Fertilizantes necesarios para un optimo mantenimiento a sus cultivos, Agradece el apoyo que Afodenic en conjunto a fondo Kiva le han brindado estos años.

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
  • 153
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,072,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,400 helped Maria Elena buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 11, 2013
May 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014