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Mrs. Pastora V. is 42 years old. She is a hard-working woman who, thanks to a microcredit loan, has been selling mixed drinks, soft drinks, and beans for many years. She lives in the neighborhood La Primavera, and has 2 children (11 and 19). Both are in school.

Mrs. V. plans to invest this loan from Afodenic in the purchase of fish, shrimp, etc. in order to offer a wider variety of foods and increase her profits since they are popular foods from which one can prepare many delicious dishes. Her plans are to put her business on sure footing so that she can help her children turn out to be upstanding people.
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Doña Pastora V. tiene la edad de 42 años, mujer trabajadora que desde hace mucho años, vende cócteles, frijoles, frescos el cual inicio con fondos en micro financieras, reside en el barrio La primavera, tiene dos hijos de 11 y 19 años de edad, los dos estudian para mejorar el nivel de vida. Con este préstamo en Afodenic va invertir en la compra de marisco para hacer más y poder tener mejores ganancia ya que este producto se vende mucho por su rica comida. Sus planes es poner su negocio en un punto fijo y propio, y poder ayudar a sus hijos que sean personas de bien.

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
  • 50
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,297,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Pastora purchase of seafood.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 15, 2009
May 24, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010