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Mariana Lucia

Mariana is 55 years old and she resides in Villa Flor south. She is married with two children aged 24 and 26 years of age. Her husband is a civil engineer. She has been a social worker for the past 8 years. One of her children is married and the youngest is completing a university career in civil engineering. With this loan request Mariana will invest in building materials to finish the garage. Her future plans are to help her son finish his studies, and to improve their home.

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Doña Mariana tiene 55 años de edad, reside en Villa flor sur, estado civil casada con dos hijos de 24 y 26 años de edad, su esposo es ingeniero civil, ella se desempeña como promotora social desde hace ocho años, uno de sus hijo es casado y el menor esta cursando una carrera universitaria de ingeniería civil, con esta solicitud la Sra. Mariana va ha invertir en materiales de construcción para terminar de construir un caraje. Sus planes a futuro es poder ayudar a su hijo que culmine su carrera, así como seguir mejorando su casa.

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
  • 37
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,398,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Mariana Lucia to purchase materials to finish building a garage.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 29, 2009
Mar 3, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2009