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Gerardo Porfirio
Mr. Gerardo Porfirio C. is 47 years old and lives in the Raizon neighbourhood, on the highway to Masaya, with his wife. She is a housewife and works as a merchant in order to help him with household expenses. They also have in their charge their two sons, who help with the work on the farm. His plans for his family are to improve their quality of life and their well-being. Gerardo has been a farmer for 35 years. He began his agricultural activities with the support of his parents. His plan for the future of his crops is to be able to improve them. He wants the loan for the purchase of supplies and fertilizers in order to get a good harvest and to sell it for a good price at the market.
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El señor Gerardo Porfirio C. , tiene la edad de 47 años , habita en el barrio el raizon , carretera hacia Masaya , junto a su esposa , la cual es ama de casa y comerciante , para apoyarlo con los gastos del hogar , ya que ellos tiene a su cargo dos hijos los cuales le apoyan con los trabajos agrícolas , los planes hacia su familia es mejorar las condiciones de vida y darle un mejor bienestar , don Gerardo desde hace 35 años , se dedica a la agricultura , el inicio la actividad agrícola con el apoyo de sus padres . Los planes hacia un futuro para su cultivo es poder mejorarlo. El financiamiento lo quiere para la compra de insumos y fertilizantes, para obtener una buena cosecha y vender a buen precio en el mercado.

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
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,366,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Gerardo Porfirio to purchase supplies and fertilizers in order to improve crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 28, 2009
May 8, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010