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Santos Antonio
Santos Z. raises cattle in Somotillo, Chinandega. This is his sole source of income. He is asking for funding to buy a calf an two bullocks to breed in order to get the most profit from these animals.

He hopes confidently that the loan will be granted for the benefit of his family that so depends on him because he's such a responsible person.
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En el municipio de Somotillo en Chinandega, el señor Santos Z. se dedica a su actividad de ganadería siendo esta la que le permite obtener los ingresos para el mantenimiento de su vivienda. Actualmente está solicitando un crédito para invertirlo en la compra de un novillo y dos bueyes con el propósito de llevar a cabo la crianza respectiva y sacarles el máximo provecho a estos animales.
Espera confiadamente en que su crédito será otorgado y así beneficiará a su familia que tanto depende de él por ser una persona muy responsable.

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
  • 90
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,770,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 21.0
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Santos Antonio to buy cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Jan 22, 2010
Mar 1, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 27, 2012