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Jorge Alberto
This client works for a trucking company that transports heavy cargo in the District of San Rafael del Sur. He is requesting a loan in order to make some improvements to his home. He is married and the father of three school-age children. His business experience gives him the opportunity to work in a field that he is good at, which is why he is employed at a trucking company.
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Este cliente labora para una empresa de transporte de camiones de carga pesada de la zona de san Rafael del sur y solicita crédito para alguna mejora del hogar, es casado y padre de tres hijos en edades escolares, la experiencia en esta actividad le brinda la oportunidad de laborar en esta área la cual es muy buena en la zona por la presencia de estas empresa de transporte.

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
  • 72
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,049,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 22.6
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Jorge Alberto to pay for materials and labor in order to make home improvements.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 8, 2011
Oct 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2012