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Amparo Del Socorro
Amparo is 58 years old and lives in a neighborhood called Anexo Villa Venezuela. She has four children, all of whom are grown and who help support their mother, as she is a widow. Amparo has been a seamstress for 15 years, a business that she started with her own funds, and which has struggled over the years to prosper. Amparo now wishes to invest in making children’s outfits, and the loan that she is requesting would be put towards purchasing fabric to make into those outfits. Amparo wants to expand her business, hiring more people to construct more items of clothing.
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Doña Amapro tiene 58 años de edad, habita en el barrio Anexo Villa Venezuela, tiene 4 hijos, todos ellos mayores de edad y que le ayudan a su mamá en la manutención del hogar ya que ella es viuda. Doña Amparo es costurera desde hace 15 años, negocio que empezó con recursos propios y que a lo largo de estos años ha luchado mucho para salir adelante. Doña Amparo desea invertir ahora en la producción de trajes para niños, es por eso que el préstamo solicitado será para la compra de telas para la elaboración de estos trajes. Ella desea hacer su negocio más grande, poder contratar más gente para así elaborar más piezas de ropa

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
  • $26,402,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Amparo Del Socorro purchase of fabric to make children's clothing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2008
Oct 17, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009