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Alicia is 44 years old and single. She has worked as a nurse for the Asuncion Hospital for 19 years.

She is requesting her ninth loan in order to improve her home. She hopes to continue counting of Kiva’s support. This time she will use the loan to buy cement and iron to make a slab, which will serve as a base in order to build a room on the top floor of her house. This way she will make her family more comfortable.

Alicia says that she is grateful to AFODENIC. She has used all of the loans to improve her house.
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Alicia de 44 años de edad es soltera, labora para el Hospital Asuncion como enfermera desde hace 19 años. Esta solicitando su 9no credito con el objetivo de mejorar su vivienda, y espera seguir contando con el apoyo de kiva, esta vez para compra de cemento y hierro para hacer una plancha que servira como base para construir un cuarto en la planta alta de su casa y asi brindar mayor comodidad a su familia. Alicia expresa sentirse agradecida con AFODENIC pues todos los creditos los ha utilizado para mejorar su casa.

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
  • 37
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.4
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $950 helped Alicia to buy construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 17, 2011
Jun 14, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013