Update on Jose ConcepciónJose Concepción has been farming since he was a very young man. He currently has a crop of bananas that will be ready during the months of November and December. For this reason, he urgently needs to fertilize and maintain his crops. In addition to farming, Don Jose operates a small bicycle and motorcycle taxi repair shop. This small business allows him to keep up with the household expenses, but he does not have enough to buy supplies. For this reason, he needs a new loan so that he can invest in “Completo”, urea, Gesapax (used to control weeds), Monsanto products, and “Larban”. He will also pay for labor since he has one plot of this crop.
Jose Concepción is grateful for the support he has received these past few years.
Previous Loan DetailsJ. C. , age 52, lives in the Medardo Andino neighborhood. He is married, and his wife does the household chores. They have two children who go to school. José C. is a farmer, and he has 20 years of experience in this activity. Farming has supported his entire family. Years ago, with the agra... More from Jose Concepción'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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