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Carlos Alberto
Carlos lives in the municipality of Ticuantepe in the area called La Borgoña. He has farmed and worked the land from a very young age, thanks to the teachings that his parents passed down to him.

With much effort and dedication, he concerns himself with the well-being of his family. Currently he has five manzanas (8.6 acres) of pineapple planted, and wants to take advantage of the late season rains to do maintainence on his crop, and this way avoid crop diseases and pests. He is requesting the loan to buy: urea, agricultural chemicals, fertilizers, etc. He is grateful for the support he has been offered and the trust placed in him, as thanks to the earnings obtained, his family has better living conditions.
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el señor Carlos habiat en el minucipio de Ticuantepe en la comarca llamada La Borgoña, desde muy joven se dedica a cultivar y trabajar la tierra, gracias a la enseñanza que sus padres le han heredado, con mucho esfuerzo y dedicacion se preocupa por el bienestar de su familia, actualmente tiene cinco manzanas de Piña cuñtivada y quiere aprovechar la lluvia de postrera para darle mantenimiento y asi evitar la quema y plagas, el credito lo solicita para comprar: urea, completo 20-60-20, triple, fertilizantes, etc. Agradece el apoyo que se ha brindado y la confianza en el puesta ya que gracias a las ganancias obtenidas su familia tiene mejores condiciones de vida.

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
  • 69
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Carlos Alberto to buy agricultural supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 28, 2013
Nov 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015