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Jose Luis
Jose Luis has made a living farming for many years now. He is married. He has a school-age son. His wife supports him since she has her own business, she is a merchant.

He currently has a crop of pineapple and pitahaya [dragonfruit] that requires maintenance, for which he will buy 1800 pounds of Completo [fertilizer], 800 pounds of urea, 4 liters of herbicide [Gesapax], 4 liters of Cypermethrin [insecticide], and in addition he will do crop clearing work. This way his harvest will be cleaner and of better quality.

He is thankful for the support brought to him by Kiva and AFODENIC.
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El señor Jose Luis se ha dedicado a trabajar la Tierra desde hace muchos años, casado padre un hijo quien esta en edad escolar, su esposa lo apoya ya que tiene su propio negocio ella es comerciante, actualmente tiene cosechada Piña y Pitahaya las cuales requieren de Mantenimiento lo cual comprara 18 qq de Completo, 8 qq de Urea, 4 Lts de Gasapax, 4 Lts de Cipermetrina, ademas realizara trabajo de Limpieza. así su cosecha sera mas limpia y de calidad, Agradece el apoyo que Kiva y Afodenic 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
  • 129
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,535,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 26.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,100 helped Jose Luis to buy agricultural supplies.
55% repaid
Repayment Term
22 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2014
Jul 19, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: