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Santos Abel
Santos is 32 years old and is married. He has one child that is 1 years old. He is a small farmer in his community. He learned this skill from his father when he was very young.

He is requesting his first loan with the objective of planting corn but needs to buy chemical products like herbicides and fertilizers to prepare the land and so that the harvest is excellent. In this way he will be able to receive good earnings.
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Santos de 32 años de edad es casado, tiene un niño de 1 año de edad, es pequeño agricultor de su comunidad, aprendio este oficio de su papá desde que era muy niño, solicita su primer credito con el objetivo de sembrar maiz, pero necesita comprar productos quimicos como herbicidas y fertilizantes para preparar la tierra y que la cosecha sea excelente y poder obtener buenas ganancias.

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
  • 81
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,792,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Santos Abel to plant corn.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jun 20, 2012
Aug 3, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013