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Rosa Argentina
Rosa is 52 years old and lives in Memorial Sandino in the city of Managua. She is marreid. Her husband is a taxi driver and he has his own vehicle. Among their projects is to complete the construction of their house in order to provide security and protection to their small home. She has worked as a social worker for seven years. With this loan, Rosa is going to invest in construction materials such as cement, wood frames, sand and iron in order to finish constructing and elevating the roof level of her home. Her future plans are to be able to continue helping the street children.
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Doña Rosa tiene 52 años de edad, reside en Memorial Sandino en la ciudad de Managua, estado civil casada, su esposo es taxista tiene su vehiculo propio. Dentro de sus proyecto esta la terminación de la construcción de su casa para brindarse seguridad y protección a su pequeño hogar. Ella se desempeña como trabajadora social desde hace siete años, con esta solicitud la Señora. Rosa va ha invertir en materiales de construcción como: cemento, perlines, arena y hierro para terminar de construir y elevar el nivel del techo de su casa. Sus planes a futuro es poder seguir ayudando a los niños de la calle.

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
  • 46
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $26,296,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.2
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $900 helped Rosa Argentina purchase construction materials in order to finish her home.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
18 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2009
Mar 15, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010