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Leoncio lives in Triunfo #2 region. He works on his production unit doing farm work. His main crops are root vegetables and tubers. He also manages his livestock inventory which serves as his main, and best, source of income for the working and financial stability of his immediate family. His family is made up of his wife and three children who help work on the farm.

Leoncio needs this loan to buy two calved cows to increase his livestock inventory and his milk production which will enable him to improve his family's quality of life. He hopes to receive a Kiva loan so that he can achieve this.

Leoncio's biggest dream is to make progress and provide his family with the best.
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Don Leoncio habitante de Comarca Triunfo #2, labora en su unidad de producción realizando actividades agricolas, sobre todo en los cultivos de raices y tuberculos, como también el manejo de su inventario ganadero, los que le sirven como su pricipal y mayor fuente de ingreso para la estabilidad laboral y economica del nucleo familiar, su familia esta conformada por su esposa y 3 hijos los que cooperan en los quehaceres de la unidad de producción.

Necesita este financiamiento para realizar compra de 2 vacas paridas y poder ahumentar su inventario ganadero y la producción de leche, lo cual le permitira mejorar la calidad de vida de la familia, espera ser beneficiaddo con el FONDO KIVA, para realizar la obra que tiene proyectada.

Su mayor sueño es progresar y brindar lo mejor a su familia.

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
  • 32
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Leoncio to buy calved cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 19, 2010
Jan 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 19, 2013