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Mrs. Trinidad is 37 years old and lives in the Villa Reconciliación neighborhood. She is married and has four children, two of whom live on their own and two who are still students. Her husband works as a bricklayer and contributes to the household expenses.

Mrs. Trinidad has worked in a private home as a maid for the past four years. She wants to use the loan she is requesting to improve her home by building a porch, which will make things more comfortable. She hopes to be able to give her children all the education that they need.

Translated from Spanish by Laura Westin, Kiva volunteer.

La Sra. Trinidad tiene 37 años de edad, habita en el barrio Villa Reconciliación, es casada y tiene 4 hijos, dos de ellos son independiente y dos están estudiando, su esposo trabaja como albañil y aporta a los gastos de la familia.

Doña Trinidad trabaja en una casa particular como doméstica, lleva cuatro años de estar laborando, con el dinero que está solicitando es para la mejora de su vivienda en la construcción de un porche para estar más cómoda. Espera poder darle toda la educación necesaria 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
  • 38
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,391,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Trinidad begin construction of a porch for her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 1, 2008
Jun 22, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009