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Roman Alberto
Roman is a small-scale rice grower who is well-known in his community because of his dedication to this crop. He lives on the farm with his family, which is comprised of two children, ages 6 and 10, who attend the local elementary school. Aside from her household duties, his wife also works as an elementary school teacher. Mr. Roman will use this loan to participate as a member in the construction of a rice threshing machine, thus he can reach his dream as a rice grower.
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Roman es un pequeño productor arrocero reconocido en su comunidad por su dedicacion a la siembra de este cultivo, habita en la finca junto a su familia compuesta por sus dos hijos de 6 y 10 años que estudian la primaria en la escuela de la comunidad. La esposa ademas de atender el hogar tambien da clase como docente de primaria. Don Roman con este credito tiene la intencion de participar como socio de la construccion de un trillo arrocero y asi alcanzar su sueño como productor de cultivo de arroz.

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
  • 71
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,432,925
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.1
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Roman Alberto contribution towards building a rice threshing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 29, 2009
Feb 2, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010