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Luisa Amanda
Ms. Luisa is 54 years old. She sells plastic products along with her husband. She sells them to certain stores in the capital and the neighboring areas. Her three children are getting older. The oldest one is 27 years old and works. His income helps with the household expenses. This loan will be used to improve her house. With her thirteenth loan she will buy zinc, metal supports, sand, small stones, bricks, cement, an outhouse with its accessories in order to have hygienic services and a bathing area in order to have a proper house.
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Doña Luisa de 54 años de edad, siempre haciendo la lucha vendiendo sus productos de plásticos junto a su esposo en las distintas pulpería de la capital y en zonas francas, sus tres hijos cada vez van creciendo ya el mayor tiene 27 años quien ya trabaja y con sus ingresos ayuda en los gastos del hogar, sus préstamos los ha venido utilizando en mejoras de su vivienda en esta ocasión con este treceavo crédito desea continuar y esta vez necesita comprar zinc, perlines arena, piedrín, bloques, cemento, inodoro y sus accesorios para instalar servicio higiénico y hacer división de baño, para tener una vivienda más digna.

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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,366,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 24.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Luisa Amanda to buy zinc, metal supports, sand, small stone, bricks, cement, an outhouse for hygiene and a bathing area.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 17, 2012
Dec 1, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014