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Sonia Del Socorro
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Sonia lives in the Hialeah neighborhood of the city of Managua. She is 35 years-old and a single mother of a 10 year-old girl. Sonia has been working offering auditing services for 16 years.

She began as an accounting assistant and has been rising in her profession due to her hard work and dedication. Sonia needs to build a kitchen in her house, and, with the loan, she will buy the necessary materials. She hopes to finish the construction project soon so that she can provide a good life for her young daughter.

Translated from Spanish by Joanne Egnatchik, Kiva Volunteer

Sonia habita en el barrio Hialeah de la ciudad de Managua, tiene 35 años, es madre soltera de una niña de 10 años de edad. Sonia tiene 16 años de experiencia brindando los servicios de auditorias a empresas.

Empezó como auxiliar de contabilidad y ha ido escalando peldaños gracias a su esfuerzo y dedicación. Sonia necesita construir la cocina de su casa de habitación y con el préstamo comprará materiales para hacer dicha construcción, espera en un lapso corto de tiempo poder terminar de construir su casa para darle una casa y una vida digna a su pequeña hija.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,382,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Sonia Del Socorro build a kitchen in her home

Construir cocina de su casa de habitación


100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 7, 2008
Jul 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009