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Carlos Alfonso
Carlos lives in Ticuantepe, along with his wife who works selling fruits and vegetables to help with the household expenses. The family’s plans are to improve their living conditions. Carlos has been raising pineapple for several years and his major challenge has been the operation on his right eye. It prevented him from going to work in the fields and this affected him greatly because a large part of his crops were stolen. He needs this loan to buy fertilizer and supplies.
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El señor Carlos , es habitante del municipio de Ticuantepe , junto a su esposa , la cual labora como comerciante de frutas y verduras para apoyarle con los gastos del hogar , los planes hacia su familia es mejorar las condiciones de vida , don Carlos desde hace varios años se dedica al cultivo de piña , la mayor afectación que se le presento fue la operación de su ojo derecho ya que no podía ir al campo a trabajar y esto afecto grandemente ya que le robaron gran parte del cultivo , el préstamo lo necesita para la compra de fertilizantes e insumos .

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
  • 50
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,297,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD
A loan of $1,500 helped Carlos Alfonso to buy fertilizer and supplies.
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Apr 27, 2012
May 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 30, 2012