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Máxima Del Socorro
At the Israel Lewites Market in the department of Managua, Sra. Maxima del Socorro R. manages her retail business so that she can satisfy the needs of the customers who visit her. Among the products she sells are basic grains, snacks, beverages, toiletries, and other items.

She has come to CEPRODEL to request a loan so that she can buy more of these products to increase her inventory. Sra. Maxima has many customers who come by with their requests, so she wants to attend to their needs and offer them as much as she can.

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En el mercado Israel Lewites del departamento de Managua, la señora Maxima del Socorro R. se dedica a su negocio de pulpería el que es atendido por ella misma para satisfacer a sus clientes que le visitan. Entre los productos que ella vende se encuentran granos básicos, comestibles, bebidas, productos personales, entre otros.

Ha acudido a Ceprodel para solicitar un crédito para invertirlo en la compra de todos estos productos ya que la pulpería requiere aumentar su inventario porque son muchos los clientes que le visitan y todos requieren ser atendidos y así comprar lo que se les ofrece.

Additional Information


This loan is administered by Centro de Promocion del Desarrollo Local (CEPRODEL), one of Kiva’s larger partners in Central America. Founded in 1991 and based in Managua, Nicaragua, CEPRODEL specializes in the development and funding of housing cooperatives for traditionally marginalized communities, the provision of microfinance services to small businesses, and the promotion of innovative renewable energy projects. In addition, unlike many microfinance institutions in the area that have chosen to avoid the rural areas of the country due to the increased financial risk, CEPRODEL provides financial services to numerous clients in the agriculture and livestock industry. Supporting a borrower through CEPRODEL means contributing to the promotion and sustainability of this important work in Nicaragua.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 75
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,413,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Máxima Del Socorro purchase merchandise.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2009
Nov 10, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 15, 2010