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Maylling Del Carmen
Maylling is married and is a seamstress who produces clothing. She learned this trade at the age 17 from her mother. Maylling has two young children and works until the late hours of the evening so that she can complete the orders from her customers. This enables her to cover the family expenses in conjunction with her husband.

The loan she is requesting will be used to buy fabric and accessories for making both school and executive uniforms. This will be her first loan and she hopes that it will allow her to continue her daily work so that she can earn a bit more income to support her children.
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Maylling es casada se dedica a la costura de ropa, oficio que aprendió de su madre desde la edad de 17 años, es casada tiene dos hijos quienes están pequeños y ella trabaja hasta altas horas de la noche para poder terminar de hacer los encargos de sus clientes y para cubrir con los gastos de la familia en conjunto con su esposo. Con el crédito solicitado comprara tela y accesorios para hacer uniformes escolares y ejecutivos siendo este su primer crédito con la esperanza de seguir con su labor cotidiana y obtener un poco más de ingresos para respaldar a sus hijos.

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
  • 45
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,258,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Maylling Del Carmen to buy fabrics and accessories for making uniforms.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 29, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2014