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Dominga is 52 years old and lives in the neighbourhood Memorial Sandino in the capital city of Managua. A single mother, she has four beautiful children aged 9, 11, 14, and 17 years, all of whom attend a school in the capital. She has worked selling seafood in one of the city markets for the past 20 years. She has plans to sell a variety of products such as fruit, meat, and fish. Thanks to the loans from Kiva partner Afodenic she will be able to accomplish her plans to expand her small business and earn more money from her new products. She will also increase her revenue and finish renovating her home to make it safer and give her children a better standard of living.
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La Sr. Dominga de 52 años de edad, habitante del memorial Sandino de la capital de Managua. Madre soltera tiene cuatros lindos hijos de 9, 11, 14 y 17 años todos estudiando en un colegio de la capital. Trabaja en su negocio de venta de mariscos desde hace 20 años en un de los mercados de la cuidad. Como planes tiene vender variados productos como: frutas, carne, pescado. Gracias a los préstamos en Afodenic lograra cumplir con sus planes de crecer como pequeño negocio y generar mayores ventas con sus nuevos productos. También aumentaría sus ingresos y cumplirá con la remodelación de su casa para brindarles un mejor nivel de vida y seguridad 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
  • 62
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 19.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Dominga purchasing seafood, fruit, and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 25, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2009