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Celia Argentina
Celia Argentina S. is the 54 year old single mother of four children. The children are adults, married, and completely independent. She has been a stylist for over 15 years. One of her youngest children suffers from an illness, which makes the family’s financial situation difficult.

Within her plans was to reinvest in her business. But, she has seen the need to adapt her home in order to make her son more comfortable. That is why she is requesting a loan to buy construction materials that will allow her to remodel her porch. This investment will allow for a better space for her son’s development.
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La señora Celia Argentina S. C., es una mujer adulta de 54 años madre soltera de 4 hijos, que son adultos, casados y totalmente independientes, ella es estilista desde hace mas de 15 años, uno de los hijos menores de edad sufre de una enfermedad que dificulta las condiciones económicas de la familia, dentro de sus planes estaba la reinversión a su negocio pero se ha visto en la necesidad de adecuar su hogar para prestarle mejores comodidades su hijo y es por esta razón que solicita un préstamo para la compra de materiales de construcción que le permitan la remodelación del porche de su vivienda, tras esta inversión le permitirá un mejor espacio donde su hijo se desarrolle.

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
  • 54
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.5
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Celia Argentina improve the infrastructure of her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2010
Sep 2, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2011