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Gloria Maria
Mrs. Gloria is 49 years old and lives in Villa Reconciliación. She has four grown children who are independent and her husband works as a scriptwriter. She has been a seamstress for seven years. She began her career as a seamstress with a loan from Afodenic, which has been of much benefit to her business.

This is her fifth loan, which she will invest in construction materials to build porch on her house so that she can enjoy the benefits of her hard work with her family. Her future plans include the purchase of a sewing machine to do her job better and satisfy her customers.
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La Sra. Gloria Maria tiene 49 años de edad, habita en villa reconciliación, tiene cuatro hijos mayores que son independientes, su esposo trabaja como guionista, ella se dedica a la costura desde hace siete años, que inicio con prestamos de Afodenic que ha sido de mucho beneficios para su superación en su negocio, con esta solicitud es la quinta la cual va invertir en materiales de construcción para construir un porche y poder gozar de sus esfuerzos de trabajo junto con su familia. Sus planes es poder comprar una maquina overlook para hacer mejor los trabajo de costura, y sastifacer al cliente.

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
  • 19.9
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Gloria Maria to buy construction materials to build a porch on her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2009
Feb 9, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010