Update on Amparo JustinaAmparo is a woman who has had eight children. Giving them food, an education, and a lots of other life essentials has not been easy at all. However, as a hard-worker, and with help from her husband, she has managed to get ahead. Now almost all of them are independent. Only two are still adolescents and under her care. Her way of earning a living continues to be a small grocery store.
She is looking for a way to improve her homes conditions. That is why she is requesting her fourth loan to repair the roof and continue building a room she has already started. With this loan she hopes to be able to advance as much as she can. The room needs walls and windows, among other things.
Previous Loan DetailsAmparo is a determined woman. She was a merchant who sold tortillas and Nicaraguan tamales. Due to failing health, she decided to change businesses and now her main source of income is a grocery store that she opened in her home approximately a year ago. Her husband works as an accountant for ... More from Amparo Justina'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.
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