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Paula Antonia
Paula Antonia is from the city of Managua. She is a responsible person who wants to improve her family’s standard of living and get ahead for her children’s future and that they become professionals and excellent workers.

The aforementioned woman came into Ceprodel’s office to request a loan to do some improvements to her home which is in poor state. She will use the loan to buy building materials and supplies like sand, cement, concrete blocks, iron rods and gravel and to pay labor costs to erect a wall.
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La señora Paula Antonia de la ciudad de Managua es una persona responsable que quiere un mejor nivel de vida para su familia y así salir adelante para el futuro de sus hijos y que sean profesionales y ser unos excelentes trabajadores.
En esta oficina de Ceprodel se presentó la señora anteriormente mencionada a solicitar crédito para mejorar su vivienda que se encuentra en mal estado, este crédito lo invertirá en compra de materiales de construcción como arena, cemento, bloques, hierro, piedrín y pagar mano de obra , para levantar pared de hogar.

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 Housing Loans

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
  • 96
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $24,742,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Paula Antonia to buy building materials and supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
28 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 21, 2011
May 31, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 26, 2012