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Maria Auxiliadora
María Auxiliadora is 65 years old. Since she was very young, she has worked as a farmer on her own land. At the beginning, she had difficulties with her loans, but she succeeded in overcoming those obstacles and has demonstrated compliance with all of her payments. Her husband works as a bus driver. Her children are adults who help financially support her basic expenses.

She is requesting a sixth loan to purchase urea, insecticide, and fertilizer to maintain her pineapple crop. Her dream is to be able to plant other plots to generate more income and rest a little, since at her age working in the field is very tiring.
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Doña maría auxiliadora de 65 años de edad, desde muy joven se ha dedicado a la agricultura en terreno propio, en un comienzo tuvo dificultades con los financiamientos pero logro vencer los obstáculos demostrando buen cumplimiento con todos sus pagos, su esposo trabaja como conductor de buses, sus hijos todos mayores de edad y le apoyan económicamente para sus gastos primordiales, solicita un sexto crédito para comprar urea abono, insecticida y completo, para darle mantenimiento a su cultivo de piña, su sueño es poder sembrar otras manzanas para generar mayor ingresos y descansar un poco, ya que a su edad es mas cansado la labor de la siembra.

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
  • 41
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,418,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maria Auxiliadora to purchase urea, insecticide, and fertilizer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 10, 2012
Nov 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013