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Ana Elizabeth
Ana is a single mother to a young son and lives in the municipality of Ticuantepe. She works as a maid in a private home and also sells clothing on the side to generate additional income and provide for her son.

With the support from this loan, Ana plans to purchase construction materials such as iron, zinc, cement, roofing slabs and other materials for making some much needed improvements to her house. She is very grateful for this opportunity to improve her house and give her son safer, more comfortable living conditions.
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La señora Ana habita en el municipio de Ticuantepe, madre soltera de un niño en edad escolares, ella labora como domestica para una casa privada y cuando puede vende ropa para obtener mayores ganancias, el credito lo solicita para comprar materiales de construccion como. hierro, zinc, perlines, cemento. ya que desea seguir mejorando su vivienda. agradece el apoyo y confianza que se le brindado al otorgarle este financiamiento.

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.

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About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,787,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 25.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Ana Elizabeth to purchase construction materials for making improvements to her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 7, 2013
Nov 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014