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Milena Del Carmen
Milena’s a humble, hardworking woman who has worked in the fields since she was very young; this has been her means of support for many years. She’s a hardworking single mother who is currently growing apples, pineapples and a manzana [Central American unit of land measurement] of dragon fruit but needs capital to provide maintenance for the pineapples because the bad weather and infestations are causing some damage. She will use the granted loan to buy supplies like Triple, Completo, urea, etc. and fertilizer. She is grateful for the support Afodenic and Kiva have provided.
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La señora Milena, mujer humilde y trabajadora desde muy joven se dedica a trabajar la tierra, ya que ha sido su medio de sustento durante muchos años, madre soltera y luchadora, actualmete tiene en cosecha una manzana de piña y una manzana de Pitahaya, pero requiere de capital para darle mantenimiento a la piña, ya que el mal tiempo y las plagas le estan ocasionando algunos daños, con este credito que se le ha otorgado comprara los insumos y fertilizantes como: Triple, Completo, Urea, etc. Agradece el apoyo que Afodenic y Fondos Kiva le han brindado.

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

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 68
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,383,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Milena Del Carmen to buy farm supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2013
Jun 3, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015