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Fidel is 51 years old, single and has three children. For 29 years he has been providing taxi services, work with which he has been able to progress little by little. His works generates the income to support his family and to improve his home. With this loan he will replace the roof over his house, which is not in good condition, so that his home can get through the winter without being flooded.

Translated from Spanish by a Kiva volunteer.

Fidel tiene 51 años, es soltero y tiene tres hijos. Tiene 29 años de brindar servicios de taxi, lo cual le ha permitido ir creciendo poco a poco, su trabajo le genera los ingresos para poder sostener a su familia e ir mejorando su vivienda. Con el dinero cambiará el techo de su casa que no se encuentra en muy buen estado, para poder recibir el invierno sin que su casa se le llene de agua.

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
  • 70
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,757,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 18.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Fidel to replace the roof over one of the rooms in his home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 3, 2008
Dec 20, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 5, 2008