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Eva Mercedes
Eva Mercedes H. lives in the department of León, where she has run a small grocery store for the past 9 years, that has produced earnings to benefit her family. She requests funding to buy stock items for her store like: sweets, cookies and others as well as newspapers that she also stocks. This loan will greatly benefit her because it will allow her to improve the conditions of her business.
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En el departamento de León, la señora Eva Mercedes H. con mucho esfuerzo se ha dedicado a atender su propia pulpería la que posee desde hace nueve años siendo esta la que le permite obtener los ingresos para el bienestar de su familia.
Ella solicita el crédito para invertirlo en la compra de los productos de pulpería como lo son los comestibles tales como golosinas, galletas y otros y también lo utilizará para la compra de periódicos porque también los vende en su localidad. Con este crédito se beneficiará grandemente y logrará mejorar las condiciones de su negocio.

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
  • 67
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,102,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.7
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $550 helped Eva Mercedes to buy store stock items and newspapers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 31, 2009
Nov 30, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2010