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Celso Acuña López is 59 years old. He is in charge of cleaning at the Oriental Market in Managua. He has three children, who are school-aged, and he is single.

He has worked with CEPRODEL for four years, and in this period he has invested 5 loans in the improvement of his home, thanks to CEPRODEL's financing. He is an excellent client.

He seeks this loan to purchase construction materials which he will use to remodel the floor of his home, with the objective of bringing more security and a better quality of life to his children.
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El Señor Celso Acuña López, tiene la edad de 59 años, Labora como encargado de limpieza (Higienista) en el Mercado Oriental de Managua, el tiene Tres hijos a su cargo, y esto se encuentran en edad escolar, es soltero, ha trabajado créditos con CEPRODEL durante Cuatro años, en este periodo de tiempo ha invertido 5 créditos en la mejoramiento de la vivienda en la que habita, gracias al financiamiento otorgados por CEPRODEL, el es un cliente excelente.

El crédito solicitado es para invertir en la compra de materiales de construcción. El cual utilizara para remodelar el piso de su de habitación, con el objetivo de Brindarles mayor seguridad y una mejor condición de vida a sus hijos.

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.

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Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Nicaragua

  • $4,800
    Average annual income
  • 89
    View loans »
    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,032,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 20.8
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Celso to purchase construction materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
19 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2009
Dec 19, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011