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Paola Del Socorro
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Mrs. Paola is 48 years old and lives in the Omar Torrillo neighborhood of Managua, Nicaragua. She is married and has two children ages 20 and 27. Her husband is retired but contributes to the household expenses, and Mrs. Paola works as a secondary school teacher. The loan that she is requesting will be used to improve her home with the construction of a porch for her family to be more comfortable and secure. She plans to improve the standard of living for her family and make them more comfortable.

Translated from Spanish by Laura Westin, Kiva volunteer.

La Sra. Paola tiene 48 años de edad, habita en el barrio Omar Torrillo, es casada y tiene dos hijos de 20 y 27 años de edad, su esposo es jubilado y aporta a los gastos del hogar.

Doña Paola trabaja en una institución como docente de secundaria, el préstamo que esta solicitando es para mejoras de la vivienda en la construcción de un porche para estar más cómoda y segura.

Sus planes son mejorar el nivel de vida para brindar más comodidad a su familia.

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
  • 57
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,729,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Paola Del Socorro begin construction of a porch for her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2008
Jun 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009