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Carlos Manuel
Carlos Manuel S. is a small farmer from the El Pijibay region in the municipality of Rama. He is married to Cleotilde, and has 4 children. His oldest sons are: Carlos Antonio who is 36 and Delvin who is 34, they are both married and have their own families. His youngest daughters are: Carla who is 15 and studying in her 3rd year of secondary school, and Fatima who is 8 and in 4th grade. Carlos’ youngest children live with him.

Carlos would like to strengthen his cattle inventory, which is why he is requesting his first loan through Afodenic; his first loan will be used to purchase 5 young bulls given that he would like to take advantage of the current price of the cattle. Carlos Manuel S.’ ranch is well equipped to raise livestock as it contains the necessary elements for cattle raising, such as watering holes, pastures, and meadows. He personally attends to his ranch, helped by his son and workers that he hires seasonally. His neighbors say that he is an honest person, who fulfills his commitments.
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Don Carlos Manuel S. pequeño agricultor de la comarca El Pijibay del municipio de el Rama, es casado con la Sra. Cleotilde, tiene 4 hijos, Carlos Antonio de 36 años y Delvin de 34, quienes ya se casaron y tienen su propia familia, y las menores Carla de 15 estudiando 3er año de secundaria y Fatima de 8 añitos en 4to grado de primaria, habitan con el; Esta necesitando fortalecer su inventario ganadero por lo que solicita a Afodenic su primer financiamiento para la compra de 5 toretes ya que quiere aprovechar el precio que tiene el ganado. La finca del Sr. Carlos Manuel S. es apta para el manejo de semovientes ya que presenta las condiciones necesarias, tales como aguajes, pastos y praderas. Personalmente atiende su finca ayudado por su hijo y mano de obra que contrata temporalmente. Sus vecinos y colindantes dicen que es una persona honesta y cumplida con sus compromisos.

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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Carlos Manuel to purchase young bulls.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
17 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Feb 25, 2010
Mar 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2011