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Isidra De Jesús
Señora Isidra de Jesús earns her living buying and selling fruit and vegetables. With the income from this job she supports her family. Isidra gets up early at 5am to buy produce from the merchants who come from other areas. Then she transports it to her stall and finishes work at 4pm.

One of the necessities for her job is to buy the fruit and vegetables at wholesale prices so she has approached Ceprodel for a loan so she can buy delicious, juicy fruit in season and satisfy her many customers’ demands. In this way she will earn more money for her family. Isidra has been doing this job for 14 years, and sales are going well.
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La Señora Isidra de Jesús se dedica a la actividad de compra y venta de frutas y verduras, con la que ha desarrollado su familia.
Ella se levanta muy de mañana 5:00 am para realizar las compras a los comerciantes que vienen de otros departamentos para después trasladarse a su puesto de venta y terminar a las 4:00 pm

Una de las necesidades que atraviesa es la de comprar frutas y verdura al por mayor por eso acudió a Ceprodel para poder ser beneficiado con un crédito y seguir comercializando las riquísimas y jugosas frutas de la temporada y así satisfacer la demanda de su gran clientela y obtener los ingresos para el bienestar de su familia, ya que esta actividad la ejerce desde hace 14 años, teniendo buenos resultados en sus ventas.

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
  • 79
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    Nicaragua Loans Fundraising
  • $25,420,300
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 23.3
    Nicaragua Cordobas (NIO) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Isidra De Jesús to buy fruit and vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
May 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 28, 2012